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Re: [leafnode-list] remote host?
I am using xinetd, and I don't seem to have tcpd. I vaguely recollect
reading somewhere that xinetd doesn't require tcp_wrappers. Is this right?
On Friday 24 May 2002 8:21 am, you wrote:
> Brendan Halpin <brendan.halpin@xxxxx> writes:
> > Recently while testing something unrelated to leafnode, I
> > temporarily disabled ipchains.
> > While thus unprotected, leafnode seems to have made connections to
> > remote hosts with which I have no prior relationship :-):
> > May 19 21:57:35 wivenhoe leafnode: local host:
> > my.real.host.ie:119 (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) May 19 21:57:35 wivenhoe
> > leafnode: remote host: 169dyn83.com21.casema.net:33861
> > (220.127.116.11)
> > A number of different remote hosts were involved.
> The other way round: they connected to you. (leafnode makes no
> connections, only fetchnews does).
> > Is this something I should worry about, and if not, what is
> > actually going on?
> Please fix your inetd or xinetd configuration to use tcpd. Instructions
> are provided with leafnode (in the INSTALL document) as well as with
> tcp_wrappers (tcpd is part of this package).
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