Re: RFC: denyhosts
Nico Golde <email@example.com> wrote:
> * Frank Küster <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2006-01-16 22:50]:
>> I have no understanding of what a packetfilter firewall actually does,
>> and therefore I won't install one. On the other hand, it's easy (for
>> me) to understand how hosts.deny works.
>> Furthermore, AFAIK iptables isn't a dependency, but rather a
>> configuration option when compiling the kernel - then it is *not* a
>> dependency like any other.
> Oh thats right. Thanks for pointing this out! Then maybe
> hosts.deny is a good idea. Please make sure to add this fact
> to the discription of the package. Important fact.
You mean that I am completely ignorant wrt packet filtering? ;-)
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich