How to enable telnet on centos/rhel

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http://lpilinux.com – ut side of my control but I recently had issues trying to enable telnet on a server. Typically its pretty straightforward. 1. yum install telnet-server 2. chkconfig telnet on 3. chkconfig xinetd on 4. service xinetd start Unfortunately for me this was not working. Every time I tried to telnet to the host after enabling it I would get an error message. view source print? 1 telnet host 2 Trying (HowTos)