I found it out myself, it was pretty simple, somehow I overlooked that
issue. The shell for all the users that I was testing as, was not defined in
the /etc/shells file. Once set, ftp is working just fine.
THanx anyways to all those who'll reply.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jangalwa, Raj
> Sent: Wednesday, April 05, 2000 5:04 PM
> To: 'sun-managers'
> Subject: ftp not working
> Hi All,
> I am running Solaris 2.6 on an ultra5 box. I want to do normal ftp in it,
> but for some weird reason I am not able to do it, noteven as root. I have
> looked into the /etc/inetd.conf file, it looks fine to me. Here is the
> entry from /etc/inetd.conf
> ftp stream tcp nowait root /usr/sbin/in.ftpd in.ftpd -l
> also the /etc/ftpusers file looks like this
> But still I am not able to make an ftp connection as "root" in the box. I
> ftp localhost
> Connected to localhost.
> 220 machine1.x.y.com FTP server (/bin/cat /etc/ftp-banner) ready.
> Name (localhost:root): root
> 331 Password required for root.
> 530 Login incorrect.
> Login failed.
> Anything I m missing.
> TIA and will summarize
> ps:- also /etc/services file also has entry for "ftp" in it. Another thing
> is this machine doesnt have a entry in DNS, so I can ping this machine
> from any other machine using IP but not using FQDN.
> Raj Jangalwa
> Nick.com (Nickelodeon) System Analysts
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> NYC, NY 10003
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