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Re: tcp wrapper



try ftpd instead of ftp

On Thu, 17 Dec 1998, Nikolay Sturm wrote:

> Hi all!
> 
> The other day I tried to configure tcpd but it seems I don't understand
> the man page right. man 5 hosts_access says:
> 
>              Access will be granted when a (daemon,client)  pair
>               matches an entry in the /etc/hosts.allow file.
> 
>              Otherwise,  access  will  be  denied  when  a (dae-
>               mon,client)  pair   matches   an   entry   in   the
>               /etc/hosts.deny file.
> 
>              Otherwise, access will be granted.
> 
> So I used
> 
> fnord:/etc/hosts.allow
> ftp:	snafu
> 
> fnord:/etc/hosts.deny
> ALL:	ALL
> 
> When I tried to ftp to fnord from snafu access was NOT granted. When I
> changed fnord:/etc/hosts.deny to
> 
> ALL:	ALL EXCEPT LOCAL
> 
> it worked. Why? What man page did I miss?
> 
> cheers,
> 
> Nikolay
> 
> 

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