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Re: SSH: remote login returns "invalid user"

On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 12:57:53PM -0400, brownh wrote:
> David Jardine <david@jardine.de> writes:
> > That ALL: LOCAL entry is there by default.  I don't know much about
> > this myself, but
> That would explain its presence on my lenny box, but my newly
> installed sqeeze box has nothing uncommented in that file. So I guess
> squeeze changed the default.
> >From the manual, ALL:LOCAL in hosts.allow would admit connections with
> local user accounts, and I get the sense that it overrides the default
> ALL:ALL, which would exclude access from hosts not on the LOCAL LAN. I
> don't expect to use this box as a server for hosts outside my LAN.

Then why are you worried that you can't access it from outside the LAN, 
ie, from your ISP's server?  If you can communicate within the LAN only, 
isn't that what you want?  Or have I misunderstood your intentions?


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