Getting local loop-back connection error when connecting to a remote machine.

Bendotti, Gerard gbendotti "at" agric.wa.gov.au
Fri, 17 Aug 2001 03:57:54 +0000


I think I have it sorted now.

All machines had the same host name in the network setup, strange that it
worked before.


> Gerard Bendotti
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> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Bendotti, Gerard [SMTP:gbendotti "at" agric.wa.gov.au]
> Sent:	Friday, 17 August 2001 8:24
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> Subject:	Getting local loop-back connection error when connecting to
> a rem ote machine.
> 
> Hello List,
> As the subject line says, I get "Local loop-back connections are disabled"
> when trying to connect to a remote machine.
> 
> I have been through the archives and documentation before resorting to
> asking what appears to be a silly question, perhaps I have overlooked
> something in the setup.  All I found was, as expected references to
> connecting to localhost, which is not what I am trying to do.
> 
> The only think I can think of is the remote machine has the same name as
> my
> network log in and it is getting confused.  Either that or the network
> setup
> on it is not right, but I have checked and it looks fine to me.
> 
> The machine was recently reformatted, prior to this VNC worked fine, but
> the
> machine had a different name.
> 
> Any ideas are appreciated.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Gerard Bendotti
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> Human Resources Systems Development Officer
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