[cvsnt] target machine not accepting connection

Peter Crowther Peter.Crowther at melandra.com
Tue May 25 15:54:59 BST 2004

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> From: Eduardo Mylonas da Silva [mailto:esilva at tmt-motoco.com.br] 
> cvs [login aborted]: connect to <server>:2401 failed: No 
> connection could be made because the target machine actively 
> refused it. 

On the client:

	telnet <server> 2401

Do you get a connection, or a connection refusal?

On <server>:

	netstat -a -n

Is there a LISTENING TCP connection on port 2401?

Basic steps, I know, but these should serve to verify TCP/IP
connectivity before you try anything else.

		- Peter

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