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Re: xinetd help

On Sun, 4 May 2003, Bill C. Riemers wrote:

> Hi there,
> I've been trying to get xinetd to work under Windows XP, but so far have
> been unsuccessfull.  The daemons starts and runs successfully, but all
> connections to it's services fails.
> For example:
>     telnet localhost
> just results in a connection that closes right away.
> I tried running xinetd in debug mode.  It just keeps complaining "setuid"
> failed, or goes into endless loops of connections closing and reopening,
> depending on which service I try testing.
>                                        Bill

Is the uid it's trying to set equal to 65535, as in
If so, check your /etc/passwd to make sure it's up to date (with respect to
domain users, most likely).  Otherwise, please post the *exact* error
message you're getting.
      |\      _,,,---,,_
ZZZzz /,`.-'`'    -.  ;-;;,_
     |,4-  ) )-,_. ,\ (  `'-'		Igor Pechtchanski
    '---''(_/--'  `-'\_) fL	a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-.  Meow!

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