[GRLUG] hosts.allow

Topher topher at wcsg.org
Tue Jun 6 14:14:46 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.

Ok, I'm coming at it from behind my firewall, so I put in the IP of my 
firewall, since that's what it sees.  Then it doesn't allow me from 
anywhere, including behind my firewall.

> 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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