IPFW Firewall Question
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Fri Dec 5 03:03:02 PST 2008
On Friday 05 December 2008 01:26:04 G magicman wrote:
> Why because of the following:
> 1. Hosts.access on freebsd works on the Application Layer instead of the
> Network Layer Therefore Hosts.allow/hosts.deny no longer works the way i
> want and i do not feel like running Sendmail and sshd out of Inetd which
> appearantly is the only way to be able to use hosts.allow/deny
You're right about the application layer, but not about the rest. From
Access controls that should be enforced by tcp-wrappers are
defined here. Further details are described in hosts_access(5).
> 2. Next openssh doesnot have an AllowHosts directive like the Finnish one
> does it only has an AllowUsers directive so i need to protect the system
> from DDOS attacks
Again, see above.
> and Hacking I already tried to block things using the
> Sendmail Access file but all that did was choak up the server with moronic
> shit. And i want to be able to use my sftp program but it opens random
> ports which can not be controlled so i need the Clearaddresses to be able
> to see all ports.
For the firewall, pf user here, so others should help. ;)
Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
and never get to the software part.
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