[GRLUG] hosts.allow

Matthew Whitaker matthew.whitaker at haworth.com
Tue Jun 6 13:45:47 EDT 2006

I have had problems of this sort before, and if I specified IP addresses
it fixed the problem.  I know it's not the prettiest solution, but if
you can do that, it might solve your problem at least temporarily.  

On Tue, 2006-06-06 at 13:06 -0400, Topher wrote:

> I have a shiny new CentOS machine, and my hosts stuff is acting odd.
> I have ALL:ALL in hosts.deny, and that works wonderfully when that's all I 
> set.
> Then in hosts.allow I put in this: ALL : localhost : allow
> and it still works
> But as soon as I add this:
> ALL : .wcsg.org
> It's wide open to everyone.  I tried messing with spacing, being specific 
> about the service I wanted to allow (ssh) etc.
> There's SOMETHING about my syntax that's messing it up.
> Any ideas?
> Topher
> Manager of Internet Services
> Cornerstone University Radio
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