Bug 20567 - What is wrong - docs or xinetd - trouble with /etc/hosts.allow
What is wrong - docs or xinetd - trouble with /etc/hosts.allow
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: xinetd (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-11-09 05:01 EST by Milan Kerslager
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-09 14:24:32 EST
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Description Milan Kerslager 2000-11-09 05:01:56 EST
When I modified /etc/hosts.allow i read the xinetd doc:

With this option (compiling option --with-libwrap) turned on, xinetd will 
first look at your /etc/hosts.{allow|deny} files, then if access is 
granted, it goes through xinetd's internal access control mechanisms.  
Note that xinetd passes the service name, *not* the server name to libwrap

But services in /etc/hosts.allow depend on server name and *not* on 
service name. This is bad as I can't set up different lines for SPOP and 
IMAPS.
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2000-11-09 07:53:04 EST
This is a documentation problem.  The server name is used, since that's what's
always been used in those files.
Comment 2 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-11-09 14:24:29 EST
The behaviour in xinetd was changed to match the old behaviour, but the
documentation wasn't changed... will fix.
Comment 3 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-11-09 14:51:18 EST
Fixed in xinetd-2.1.8.9pre12-3, which eventually will show up in Rawhide.

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