Hosts.allow and netatalk/cups
on at cs.ait.ac.th
Mon Jan 10 23:37:31 PST 2005
To my knowledge, the effects in /etc/hosts.allow are immediate as soon
as you save the modified file.
And I have been using it that way for many years.
No need to killall -HUP inetd, no need to reboot.
If after a change the service is still not available:
- you did not allow the right thing
- the servcie would not be working even without tcp wrapper
Try to add ALL : ALL : allow at the top of /etc/hosts/allow. Does the
service work? Then you made a mistake when trying to open tcp wrapper
for that specific service. Else the problem is not with tcp wrapper /
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