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Re: [hylafax-users] Newbie can't get WHFC to go
At 16:25 17/10/01 +0200, Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:
>Colin McKinnon wrote:
> > 1) WHFC takes forever to connect to the server. Both forward (A) and
> > reverse (PTR) DNS lookups seem to be working but it takes approx 3 minutes
> > before it asks me for a password. If I telnet to port 4559 from the same
> > client I get connected without any sort of delay.
>This looks like http://www.transcom.de/whfc/whfc_faq.php
>topic "Why must i enter a password" in conjunction with
>some DNS Problems.
two network cards or a modem connection installed on this machine?
Wow. Quick feedback here. Thanks for the suggestions. There was a dial-up
adapter configured for the PC. I've now taken off both the TCP/IP settings
for the dial-up adapter and the adapter itself, rebooted, and still no joy
:( I also tried taking out the entry for my gateway router (which had a
corresponding entry in the Windows boxes routing table) and that didn't
improve things either (both machines are on the same subnet).
I do get lots of connect buttons. The /var/spool/hylafax/etc/hosts.hfaxd
(I'll tighten it up a little once I've got everything else working).
I'm assuming that this file replaces the 'hosts' file in earlier versions -
since I do get connected eventually via WHFC and immediately via telnet
from the client.
The routing table on my PC looks like:
Network Address Netmask Gateway Address Interface Metric
188.8.131.52 255.255.254.0 184.108.40.206 220.127.116.11 1
18.104.22.168 255.255.255.255 127.0.0.1 127.0.0.1 1
22.214.171.124 255.255.255.255 126.96.36.199 188.8.131.52 1
127.0.0.0 255.0.0.0 127.0.0.1 127.0.0.1 1
184.108.40.206 220.127.116.11 18.104.22.168 22.214.171.124 1
255.255.255.255 255.255.255.255 126.96.36.199 188.8.131.52 1
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