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Re: tcp-wrappers

On Thu, Sep 07, 2000 at 07:51:26AM -0500, debian-isp@ghost.net.cfw.com wrote:
> Hello All,
> I have a general question about TCP wrappers.
> I know that they "wrap" rservices and somehow enhance security, but I am
> rather unsure of what they actually do physically and where to get more
> info on what services it is best to have wrapped. Any info on TCP wrappers
> is much appriciated! Thanks and have a good one.

	TCP wrappers are normally used for stuff run out of inetd.conf. Then based on the rules in hosts.allow and hosts.deny allow the connection to take place. For more detailed info

	man hosts_access

	not sure if that works on non-debian boxen.

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