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Re: (linux)how do allow pings (and stuff)

Richard Black wrote:
> Hi all
> I have too much security on my machine :-)
> I want other machines on the network to be able to ping me (and later,
> to be able to connect via sockets to a server on another machine on the
> net work).
> Currently, if I try and ping my machine from another host I get:
> ping: socket: Permission denied

make sure the /bin/ping is owned by root.root and it is setuid. assuming
the other machine is debian it should look something like this:
-rwsr-xr-x    1 root     root        14896 Jul 15  2000 /bin/ping


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