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Re: Trying to debug nfs install issue, increase verbosity of nfs server?




Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> Hi.
> 
> On Tue, 20 Jan 2009 09:59:03 -0500, Steve Dickson wrote:
> 
>> Maybe I misstated it... but in this particular usage of tcp wrappers
>> a reverse name lookup is required when one, there is an entry and 
>> two, that entry is a host name since there is only an IP address
>> to start with.
> 
> So, if there is an entry, and it contains only IPs, a reverse lookup
> is not required?
Unfortunately the tcp wrapper code is that smart... If there is a
matching IP address in the /etc/hosts.allow file then a lookup 
is not needed. But if there isn't, then the /etc/hosts.deny has
to checked with the host name of the incoming IP address...

steved.


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