Fergal Moran wrote:
>>From: Waider [mailto:waider at waider.ie]
>>Do you perhaps have tcp_wrappers set to try and finger
>>anywhere? Check /etc/hosts.allow and /etc/hosts.deny
>> Ok - this might explain something
> hosts.allow contains
>> ALL EXCEPT in.fingerd, in.identd : ALL : spawn (safe_finger -l @%h 2>&1|
> /bin/mail -s "%d-%h %u" root) &
>> What should I be doing here?
Realistically, I'd say comment the damn thing out. I haven't seen a
useful running fingerd for years, so the above isn't going to be of much
use, on top of which you mentioned that the box is behind a firewall
You may want to read up on tcp_wrappers configuration if you're still
concerned about logging and/or blocking TCP-based access.
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