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Re: [leafnode-list] Libwrap refuses connection

Thanks Matthias.  It was a typo in hosts.allow.  My typing accuracy has gone 
down very much in the last year or so.   It is usually something simple, but 
I don't know anything about libwrap, and thought I had checked everything.


On Thursday 03 Apr 2003 8:03 pm, you wrote:
> Doug Laidlaw <laidlaws@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > I am running Mandrake 9.0 with leafnode 1.9.29.  I am just reinstalling
> > everything after a failed foray into Mandrake 9.1
> >
> > Leafnode seems to be running O.K. but knode can't connect.  I get a
> > message "the connection is broken"  I can start the leafnode daemon, but
> > telnet gets a response "Connection closed by foreign host."  The entry in
> > syslog is
> >
> > "libwrap refused connection to nntp from"
> >
> > I have checked the usual: config, xinetd, hosts.allow and hosts.deny and
> >
> > Any suggestions please?
> What xinetd version ships with Mandrake 9.0?
> What does tcpdchk print (but ignore messages about services not being
> listed in inetd.conf, you're using xinetd.conf which tcpdchk does not
> understand)?
> Does adding
> leafnode: [::ffff:]
> to hosts.allow help?
> Depending on the xinetd version, xinetd might be unable to properly map
> sockets, so if you could try the latest xinetd version from
> http://xinetd.org, that might help solve the issue.

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