"refused connect from"

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This error means that you are attempting to wrap an IPv6 service with TCP Wrappers (tcpd) that only supports IPv4. As a fix, install the TCP Wrappers IPv6 package from Sunfreeware or build TCP Wrappers with IPv6 support.

Solaris 8 SPARC Example:

$ grep ^telnet /etc/inet/inetd.conf telnet stream tcp6 nowait root /usr/local/bin/tcpd in.telnetd


Apr 30 12:12:41 mhapdcmap002 in.telnetd[13556]: [ID 947420 mail.warning] refused connect from
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