Success was Re: VNC Server setup on Linux

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill "at" OARcorp.com
Thu, 17 Jan 2002 22:10:49 +0000


Michael Ossmann wrote:
> 
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2002 at 02:55:54PM -0600, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> >
> > Also my standard test of "telnet localhost portnumber" does not
> > seem to work for 177 even though it is enabled.  This is probably
> > a UDP/TCP issue but that test was bogus.  VNC/XDM works now and
> > I still can't telnet to that port.
> 
> Yeah, XDMCP runs on UDP/177, which is why it can't easily be secured
> over SSH or tested with telnet.  You can use netcat or nmap to test for
> it.

If you could give instructions on how to test the various ports
to show they are alive, that would be great debugging info
for the writeup.
 
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