Linux Forums unreachable.

Amedee Van Gasse (ub) amedee-ubuntu at
Mon Feb 22 16:02:18 UTC 2010

On Mon, February 22, 2010 13:59, Ray Parrish wrote:

> I tried that, and telnet never connects. Also, I tried to telnet to the
> web server one of my web sites is hosted on, and it could not connect
> there either, and I can load web pages from there no problem, so that
> didn't prove much to me.

Are you sure that you didn't forget the port number 80?
Because for the web server, there is no difference at all between a
connection from a browser and a telnet connection on port 80. A Wireshark
logging of that network traffic would be almost identical, the only
difference would be the speed because with telnet you type the commands

If you can't connect directly to port 80, do you have some kind of
firewall or proxy that does "funky" stuff?


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