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Re: restricting access



/etc/hosts.allow and /etc/hosts.deny are pretty close (inetd services).

	- Kevin Colby
	  kevinc grainsystems com


Hugo Bouckaert wrote:
> 
> Hi
> 
> Is there a way to restrict access to a particular machine based on the
> ethernet card addresses of machines trying to make the connection? The
> machine I want to limit access to runs linux RedHat 6.0.
> 
> I would like to limit access to this machine so only computers with
> specified ethernet card addresses can make a connection. The limitation
> should apply to ssh, telnet, rlogin, ftp and also pop3 and smtp mail
> services.
> 
> As ssh, telnet and rlogin are overlapping services, I could disable
> telnet and rlogin (on the machine I want to protect) and only develop
> this system for ssh. That leaves such a system to be implemented for ssh
> and mail services. Does anyone know how this can be implemented?
> 
> Any help (and if possible, pointers to detailed instruction pages) would
> be most appreciated.
> 
> Thanks very much.
> 
> Hugo
> 
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