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no login prompt for linux

By chidimark ·
hi
i have a redhat linux 6.0 which is working fine over the network.ie i can access this machine using telnet from all domains accept one. currently i have two domains mr1(nt4.0) and ocr1.(nt4.0). on ocr1 server i use telnet and ip address of my linux machine to connect. aqnd it prompts "login".but on the other server it says 'red hat linux release 6.0(hedwig) kernel 2.2.5 -15 on an i686' and cursor blinks without prompting the login.
i have checked that both the machines ping over the network.but i m still not getting the exact cause of it. plz help me out.

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no login prompt for linux

by KainX (mej@eterm.org) In reply to no login prompt for linux

That's a tough one. There are several things that control this behavior. For one thing, you should examine your PAM configuration in /etc/pam.d/ and your /etc/hosts.allow and /etc/hosts.deny files. You may also need to check on the status of yourtelnetd service and the login program.

That said, RH 6.0 is *very* old. You should upgrade to a more recent version in order to keep your system secure.

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