"could not grant secondary pty" error when connecting via telnet or rlogin
(Doc ID 1010216.1)
Last updated on APRIL 27, 2021
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 8 and later
A user gets the following error message when attempting to connect to a
host running Solaris[TM] 2.x Operating System, via telnet or rlogin (any pseudo-tty based connection).
# telnet felix
Connected to felix.
Escape character is '^]'.
telnetd: could not grant secondary pty.
Connection closed by foreign host.
# rlogin felix
rlogind: could not grant secondary pty.
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