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Re: tcpdmatch, tcpdchk



On Tue, 2009-03-10 at 21:55 +0000, Sharpe, Sam J wrote:
> 2009/3/10 MJang <mike mommabears com>:
> > Folks,
> >
> > I used to have the tcpdmatch and tcpdchk commands to check TCP wrappers
> > configurations. Can't find them any more on Red Hat or Fedora. They
> > still seem to be there on Ubuntu.
> >
> > Am I just missing a package, or have these commands been replaced?
> 
> Gone, (8 years ago according to this post) by Jude DaShiell:
> http://linux.derkeiler.com/Mailing-Lists/Fedora/2005-06/0411.html
> 
> "tcpdchk and tcpdmatch mystery solved Back in October 2000 both of those
> utilities were removed from the RedHat version of tcp_wrappers-7.6 because
> those expected to find /etc/inetd.conf and while you can find that on
> other flavors of Linux it's not one of Fedora's issued files. Now this is
> making some sense."

Ahhh, that's why said commands are still found on Ubuntu systems. Is
there a similar command for xinetd?

Thanks,
Mike


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