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Re: Wierd Happenings....



I wasn't aware you were using xinetd.

I am unclear on how xinetd makes use of tcpwrappers, actually, or if one 
would need to install tcpd and add /usr/sbin/tcpd to the "server" line.

On Thu, 9 Nov 2000, Ed Lazor wrote:

> I have a question about this part and how it applies to RedHat 7.0.
> 
> As you probably know, RedHat 7.0 moves entries from the inetd.conf file
> to individual files in the /etc/xinetd.d directory.  I checked the file
> /etc/xinetd.d/telnet and found this:
> 
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> # default: on
> # description: The telnet server serves telnet sessions; it uses \
> #       unencrypted username/password pairs for authentication.
> service telnet
> {
>          disable = no
>          flags           = REUSE
>          socket_type     = stream
>          wait            = no
>          user            = root
>          server          = /usr/sbin/in.telnetd
>          log_on_failure  += USERID
> }
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> I'm using hosts.allow and hosts.deny, but I don't see anything about 
> /usr/sbin/tcpd in there.  Should it be?
> 
> -Ed
> 
> 
> >The first of these lines would let specific machine IPs in to the telnet
> >daemon...the second line would be a network address/network mask...this
> >is useful for allowing whole netblocks in.
> >
> >Check your /etc/inetd.conf file.  Any entries that look like:
> >
> >telnet  stream  tcp nowait  root    /usr/sbin/tcpd  /usr/sbin/in.telnetd
> >
> >should be using TCP Wrappers.  The "/usr/sbin/tcpd" before the actual
> >daemon gives that away...
> 
> 
> 
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