Connection failed for web but only on one account

Discussion in 'macOS' started by paulhh, Jan 12, 2008.

  1. paulhh macrumors newbie

    Jan 12, 2008
    I have Leopard with the 10.5.1 patch. On one account (of 4), I am unable to browse the web. I can ping web sites and get a response, but if I do something like curl I get couldn't connect to host.

    If I su to from this account to another account and launch the browser, I can browse.

    I did have parental control set on this account, but only the filter adult content setting plus time limits. Turning this off seemed to make no difference until I logoff - then I can browse. As soon as I turn on parental control again it fails (even if I have it set to the default, which allows access to all sites). So, there's obviously some garbage causing problems.

    Does anyone have any ideas of what I try next?

    Many thanks
  2. paulhh thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jan 12, 2008

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