Connect to SWAT

Klaus Wirl kwirl at
Thu Nov 16 07:38:53 GMT 2000

Foo Kok Wai wrote:
> (Problems accesing SWAT rom other machine)
> I can locate the file inetd.conf in my server but I do not know how to change
> it. I do not find any "localhost" statement in this file.
> Beside using localhost, I also can use the server name (http://server:901) to
> access SWAT from the server itself. When I try it from another computer
> using server IP address (, it fail to locate server.

- Are you able to "ping" your SAMBA server?
  No -> Check out your networking settings on the client

- You can "telnet" from the client into SWAT to see whether it responds:
  $telnet 901
  Connected to
  Escape character is '^]'.
  GET /                                   <- Press "Enter" twice

  HTTP/1.0 401 Authorization Required
  WWW-Authenticate: Basic realm="SWAT"
  Connection: close
  Content-Type: text/html

  <HTML><HEAD><TITLE>401 Authorization Required</TITLE></HEAD>
  <BODY><H1>401 Authorization   Required</H1>
  You must be authenticated to use this service<p>

  Connection closed by foreign host.

- Do you have the correct proxy settings in your client browser?
  You may require a "no proxy" setting for

Now i run out of guesses.

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