Re: Login names...

From: Michael K. Lee (
Date: 03/13/95

On Mon, 13 Mar 1995, Lincoln Chan wrote:

> I don't think all machines operate a port 113 for that.  I tested it on
> a regional machine, and 113 returned a
> telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused
> Might it be another port number?  Else, that machine probably wanted a
> little bit more security for it's users who telnet out.
> linc

A possibility could be the machine you were telnetting to
does not have pidentd installed.

That's usually the case.
Most machines do however use 113 as the port, if they are running pidentd.


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