[---- On Wed, 24 Sep, 2003 at 11:11, Micheal Patterson wrote: ----]
> 
>

Excuse me Payne, Michael is totaly *right* !
You can see the /etc/hosts.allow ... there is a lot of good examples for you.
Thanks Michael for the updating of _my_old_ view ;-)

Bye.
 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Armand Passelac" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "Payne" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 24, 2003 10:46 AM
> Subject: Re: A question about host...
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> > [---- On Wed, 24 Sep, 2003 at  9:51, Payne wrote: ----]
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I am wanting to use host.allow and host.deny to make my box more secure.
> > > Is there a site that can explain how to use them.
> >
> > If I remember well :
> >
> > The lib libwrap.a corresponds to the famous name "tcp_wrappers".
> > This lib is designed to secure the access of some network services :
> xinetd,sshd,portmap, ...
> >
> > Syntax of hosts_access files :
> > service:host
> >
> > examples :
> > # Manage ALL tcp_wrapped services for the source address 192.168.1.2
> > ALL: 192.168.1.2
> > # Manage the pop3 service for the source address corresponding to the name
> my.computer.fr
> > pop3d: my.computer.fr
> >
> > You can specify multiple services with the comma (pop3d, in.telnetd)
> > There is also the tag EXCEPT to specify an exception :
> > ALL: EXCEPT 173.22.7.9
> >
> > Order of reading :
> > The tcp_wrapped network service will read before the hosts.allow and AFTRE
> the hosts.deny.
> > The current  advice is to put the ALL:ALL in the hosts.deny
> >
> >
> > I hope it will help you.
> >
> >
> 
> Unless things have changed in the 5.x series, libwrap is integrated into
> inetd now (-w -W flags apply). Also, there is no need for a hosts.deny file
> as hosts.allow contains both allow and deny entries now. Just have the
> all:all:deny at the very bottom of hosts.allow.  The default hosts.allow
> file gives examples of how to use the file for access control to various
> daemons / services.
> 
> --
> 
> Micheal Patterson
> TSG Network Administration
> 405-917-0600
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