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Re: ALL: PARANOID from /etc/hosts.deny Should be Commented by default

On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 06:24:24PM -0500, Dimitri Maziuk wrote:
> Imagine a newbie doing first install... Do you also plan to explain to
> them what tcp wrappers is all about? At install-time? 
> ALL:ALL except localhost sounds like a perfectly reasonable default:
> if they want remote access to their box they should RTFM. Including
> TF hosts_access(5) M.

| Debian utilizes a basic security feature known as "TCP Wrappers", which
| allows you to control network access to services that are run on your 
| machine.  Would you like to enable TCP wrappers?
| [ ] Yes
| [ ] No
| Please enter the list of IP addresses that are allowed to talk to this
| machine over the network.  Examples:
| ALL (allows access from anywhere)
| (allows access from a machine with the IP address
| 192.168.1.  (allows any machine on the Class C network
| (allows any machine from the CIDR block
| If you need to enter more IP's, you can edit the file /etc/hosts.allow after
| installation is complete.
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Adam McKenna  <adam@debian.org>  <adam@flounder.net>

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