[CentOS] A 'simple' problem?

Mon Apr 25 23:35:39 UTC 2005
John Newbigin <jnewbigin at ict.swin.edu.au>

Have you got 'magic script' turned on in samba?
If not, have you got swat running and able to turn on magic script?

If you do then you could run a script which will run 'service sshd 
restart' for you.


Nigel Kendrick wrote:

> Here's one for you if you have the time:
> I very stupidly killed the wrong process on a server on a remote site on
> Friday and now I cannot ssh login to it! It's not a major problem as it's
> main functions are as a file and print sharer (samba) and to run
> postfix/mailscanner, and I can have someone on site reboot the server when
> they start work on Monday, but I was wondering whether I could 'get in' by
> other means to reboot it - so far I have tried the following without luck:
> Simultaneous login requests to 'reach' a listening login as I think I've
> only screwed up pts0
> A VNC connection to a machine on site and then using telnet (nope, telnet
> disabled)
> A VNC connection to a machine on site and then a VNC connection to the
> server (VNC not running on this one).
> Any suggestions to issue a remote reboot - as I said, it's not a major issue
> as I can have the server rebooted by someone on site.
> Thanks
> Nigel Kendrick
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John Newbigin
Computer Systems Officer
Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies
Swinburne University of Technology
Melbourne, Australia