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Re: /etc/hosts.allow & /etc/hosts.deny

On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 09:00:23AM -0500, Prentis Brooks wrote:
> For host.allow to work for ssh,  you need to have tcp wrappers installed on 
> the system.
> also, the format for the hosts.allow file is 
> service: host or IP list
> so in your case, it should read
> sshd:
> Also, you need to update your services file to associate sshd with port 22
> If you do a search for tcp wrappers on the mailing list you will find a 
> conversation between myself, Corrina, and Mumit Khan (I think).  Mumit had 
> provided a patch to tcp_wrappers version 7.6 which will be included in the 
> next revision of tcp wrappers, so I recommend you use his patch.

Anybody here who's willing to maintain tcp_wrappers for Cygwin?

If so, take a look on how to
contribute and maintain a package and don't give up too quickly
if it's not correctly packed in the first run!


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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