Time, daytime services not externally visible
matthew at topic.com.au
Wed Jul 25 15:14:39 EST 2001
On Wed, 25 Jul 2001, Jan Newmarch wrote:
> On someone else's Redhat 7.1 machine it works fine, but he
> can't remember what he did to open up access. That is, other
> machines can connect to the daytime service on his machine. I
> have tried setting "ALL: ALL" in hosts.allow but that didn't make
> any difference either.
Make sure hosts.deny doesn't disallow it, and then take another look at
the configuration of xinetd, as it has its own access control mechanism
on a per-service basis as well which may be affecting it. Also, make
sure wrt. that that it doesn't default to localhost-access only if acl's
are not specified.
Also, if the box runs IP firewalling check the logs and make sure its
not being blocked there either.
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