Bug 7616 - Error parsing hosts.allow
Error parsing hosts.allow
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tcp_wrappers (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 1999-12-05 20:57 EST by Jeff Largent
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-03 19:08:26 EST
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Description Jeff Largent 1999-12-05 20:57:46 EST
Not all items after a comment(#) are ignored
for example if the following exists:
sshd:   # Local: more comments

when trying to ssh into machine the following error shows in system logs:
error: /etc/hosts.allow, line 13: bad option name: "more
Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2000-02-03 19:08:59 EST
Put comments on a separate line.

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