[CentOS] Strange connectivity problem from linux.
Tharun Kumar Allu
tharun.allu at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 01:12:07 UTC 2009
On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 2:53 PM, Les Mikesell<lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Lanny Marcus wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 6:01 AM, Tharun Kumar Allu<tharun.allu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> When I telnet to
>>> $ telnet adp.eease.com 443
>>> it works fine some times and every 5-10 tries or so it says connection
>>> refused. And this does not happen from my windows box.
>>> Can anyone from this list try this on their linux installation and see
>>> if they get the same behaviour?
>> [lanny at dell2400 ~]$ telnet adp.eease.com 443
>> Trying 220.127.116.11...
>> telnet: connect to address 18.104.22.168: Connection refused
>> telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused
>> [lanny at dell2400 ~]$
>> BTW: I have telnet and anonymous FTP disabled on my web sites.
>> Suggest the person in charge of that box switch to SSH.
> I'd assume that 'telnet hostname 443' is intended to be a test for an
> https web service - which should in fact not permit a connection without
> ssl encryption. The linux version of telnet probably tries to do some
> options negotiations before it says it is connected and perhaps the
> windows version doesn't. A better test would be
> wget https://adp.eease.com
> Les Mikesell
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wget behaves the same way
$ wget https://adp.eease.com
--2009-08-27 20:23:30-- https://adp.eease.com/
Resolving adp.eease.com... 22.214.171.124
Connecting to adp.eease.com|126.96.36.199|:443... failed: Connection refused.
The network team at that site is trying to figure out what the problem is.
Will update once they get back.
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