"could not grant slave pty" error when connecting via telnet or rlogin
Last updated on MARCH 17, 2017
Applies to:Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 8.0 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 slave pty.
Connection closed by foreign host.
# rlogin felix
rlogind: could not grant slave pty.
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