[TUHS] Help request: uucp, mail on 4.2BSD
pepe at naleco.com
Fri Mar 10 06:26:30 AEST 2017
On 2017 Mar 8, 17:59, Arthur Krewat wrote:
> On 3/8/2017 4:42 PM, Corey Lindsly wrote:
> >On my installation, it was enabled by default. What does your
> >/etc/inetd.conf look like? Is inetd running?
> Mine too. Maybe it was a package we both chose to install? Server tools?
> telnet vuw21
> Trying 22.214.171.124...
> Connected to vuw21.kilonet.net.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> UnixWare 2.1 (vuw21) (pts/2)
> login: krewat
> UnixWare 2.1
> Copyright 1996 The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
> Copyright 1984-1995 Novell, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
> Copyright 1987, 1988 Microsoft Corp. All Rights Reserved.
> U.S. Pat. No. 5,349,642
> Last login: Sat Mar 4 09:40:07 2017 on pts000
> You have mail
> Display Desktop (y/n)? n
Yeah, you are both right, I was fooled by not seeing telnetd in the ps
output. Turns out telnetd is invoked throught the inetd daemon.
$ grep telnet /etc/inetd.conf
# Ftp and telnet are standard Internet services.
telnet stream tcp nowait root /usr/sbin/in.telnetd in.telnetd
And by the way, the two user limit in the "Personal Edition" of UnixWare
2.1 seems to be real:
$ telnet 172.27.101.128
Connected to 172.27.101.128.
Escape character is '^]'.
UnixWare 2.1 (gollum1) (pts/2)
Copyright 1996 The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. All Rights
Copyright 1984-1995 Novell, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Copyright 1987, 1988 Microsoft Corp. All Rights Reserved.
U.S. Pat. No. 5,349,642
Last login: Tue Mar 9 20:57:05 1999 on pts000
telnetd: set_id() failed: Too many users
Connection closed by foreign host.
This thing was released in 1996. Obviously, with this limitation it could
not hold a candle to the emerging Linux tsunammi full of free source code.
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