Bug 16949 - resolution problem localhost
resolution problem localhost
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tcp_wrappers (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2000-08-25 13:04 EDT by Rogelio Noriega
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-25 14:12:55 EDT
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Description Rogelio Noriega 2000-08-25 13:04:51 EDT
In RC2  localhost does not resolve to 127.0.0.1.
Specifically I put the following entry in hosts.allow
ALL: localhost

then there is no local access to services.

If I put the following entry in hosts.allow
ALL: 127.0.0.1

then I have access.

This indicats a name resolution problem.  The nsswitch file looks ok.

I checked further and adding access from other computers works if
you use their numeric address but not if you use thier hostname, even
if the information is included in the hosts file.
Comment 1 Preston Brown 2001-02-05 15:13:38 EST
fixed in xinetd-2.1.8.9pre14-5.src.rpm and later.

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