On Mon, Nov 29, 1999 at 10:20:53PM +0000, Michael Treacy wrote:
> Hi all,
>> I have a query about Samba.
It's not a Samba problem.
> I've got a laptop running Linux and a PC running Windoze '95. I managed to
> get Samba setup so that my Windoze pc sees some directories on the laptop in
> the network neighbourhood. Everything seems fine so far.
>> Now, my question is, while I can ftp and telnet to the laptop from the pc, I
> can't do the reverse. This is what I got when I tried to telnet:
>> linuxlaptop:~# telnet winpc
> Trying 192.168.1.30...
> telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused
This is a bug in Windows. It doesn't ship with a telnet daemon
(aka server). Log a bug report with Microsoft. :-)
You can get third-party telnet servers for Windows, but there's
not a lot you can do through it, since a hell of a lot of Windows
programs need a desktop.
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