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Re: hosts.allow

On Fri, Sep 24, 2004 at 10:46:27AM +0530, Nayyar Ahmed wrote:
> Hello All,
> I want to add an ip address
> to /etc/hosts.allow , please tel me wat will be the entry.??

$ apropos hosts
hosts_access (5)     - format of host access control files
$ man 5 hosts_access

Read it.

Maybe you want this:


Now put on your absestos bunny suit - hosts.allow based access is
ridiculously insecure.  Use ssh/sftp/scp instead.

The world's most effective spam filter:
        ln -sf /dev/full /var/mail/$USER

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