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Hello folks, I have successfully setup my linux box to route and use dhcp. However I have run into a problem, nxserver and vnc no longer will allow me to remote into the server. I didn't change any settings except for host name on the linux box, but I changed it back when nx wouldn't connect anymore. The only other thing I can think of is that I tried to install denyhosts but removed it when I couldn't figure it out. Remote access was working up until this point. I've tried turning off the firewall and re-installing ssh as well as nxserver still no go, anyone have any ideas on how to test ssh etc. to root out this problem? edit: also tried vnc when nxserver stopped working, still can't remote in. update #2, got vnc to work after opening a port on the firewall. The port for ssh (which nxserver used) is already open, so its not a firewall problem. It might be an ssh problem, anyone have any openSSH troubleshooting tips?
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So, uh, what exactly is the problem?
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So, uh, what exactly is the problem?
Can't remote in from my windows box with nx, the nxclient connects, gets past the key authorization, then downloads the session, finally it gets to "negotiating link parameters" then just sits there and times out eventually.
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I dunno. If you can ssh into the box (it sounds like you can) then that part's obviously working. I have no experience with nx and I doubt if anyone else here has. Unfortunately, THEY don't seem to have a forum.
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Ya the programs always a pain to configure on redhat based linux's. However I did find some troubleshooting help on linuxquestions.org, going to check out what he told me to do when I get home. Although nx is a pain to get working, it is much faster and full featured then vnc.
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