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Re: secure installation

On Thu, 16 Aug 2007 17:11:54 -0700
Rick Moen <rick@linuxmafia.com> wrote:


> My perspective is influenced by the fact that all attempts to help
> debug Linux networking failures have to start with "What does
> /sbin/iptables L, run as root, say?" and "What's in /etc/hosts.allow and
> /etc/hosts.deny?" -- because people shooting at their pedal extremities
> with those, without any idea what they're doing, is a leading cause of
> networking problems.


I wish I had a dollar for every time that a frustrating connectivity
failure on my network turned out to be due to renaming or adding an
interface or something similar and neglecting to reconfigure
shorewall ...

> Cheers,              English is essentially Plattdeutsch as spoken 
> Rick Moen            by a Frisian pretending to be French.

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