AllowHosts / DenyHosts

Laurent Papier papier at
Thu Mar 1 00:24:41 EST 2001

Markus Friedl wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 09:57:11AM +0100, Andreas Vetter wrote:
> > Tcp-wrappers are invoked by inetd, so when there is a DoS-attack against
> > the inetd (usually this is done port by port): game over.
> tcp-wrappers are not at all related to inetd.
> they only can be used with inetd. you don't
> need inetd if you want to use sshd + tcpwrappers
> since sshd uses libwrap directly.

I agree. I don't think we need a AllowHosts/DenyHosts. 
tcp-wrappers compile easily even on old system (AIX 3), and do the job
just fine.

Laurent Papier - Admin. systeme
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