Bug 1582672

Summary: RFE: give us a clue about tcp_wrappers not being supported
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Todd <ToddAndMargo>
Component: vsftpdAssignee: Ondřej Lysoněk <olysonek>
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Version: 29CC: jaskalnik, mosvald, msehnout, nagy.martin, olysonek
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Description Todd 2018-05-25 22:11:05 UTC
Dear Fedora,

$ rpm -qa vsftpd
From the changelog

         * Fri Jan 05 2018 Ondřej Lysoněk <olysonek@redhat.com> - 3.0.3-16
        - Disable tcp_wrappers support
        - Resolves: rhbz#1518796
        - Fix default value of strict_ssl_read_eof in man page

This causes both "telnet ip 21" and Cobian Bckup to give the following error:

    500 OOPS: tcp_wrappers is set to YES but no tcp wrapper support
              compiled in Connection closed by foreign host. 

The cure is to remove tcp_wrappers from /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.confg 


Request for Enhancement: when starting vsftpd and "tcp_wrappers" is found to be set to "YES", please consider WRITING AN ERROR MESSAGE to the system journal!  If it is not supported, vsftpd startup SHOULD COMPLAIN!

Many thanks,

Comment 1 Ben Cotton 2019-05-02 21:41:51 UTC
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