Re: finger from another hosts
> > My host allow 'finger <user>' from any hosts~!
> > How can I disallow doing it from others except my host ?
> In /etc/hosts.deny add something like the following:
> in.fingerd: ALL
> And then in /etc/hosts.allow add something like the following:
> in.fingerd: 126.96.36.199
> Where 188.8.131.52 is the IP address of the host that you want to allow.
there is a more radical way: edit /etc/inetd.conf and comment out the
line with in.fingerd. "killall -HUP inetd" - done.
you don't need the finger daemon at all, if you don't want remote hosts to
finger your system.
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