[ILUG] Ubuntu and inet.d
linux at sweetnam.eu
Mon Aug 28 14:43:21 IST 2006
> I have just installed a copy of Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper) and noticed that
> inet.d was installed along with hosts.allow and hosts.deny files the
> configuration file was completely empty. It doesn't appear that any
> installed are run through inet.d.
> So - if its not used, why is it installed?
> Should I just dump it and rely on iptables to secure outside access to
> Is the server installation configured any differently wrt inet.d?
Interestingly enough, it looks like the next release of Ubuntu (Edgy Efy)
won't support inetd at all. Instead they plan to use a replacement called
Upstart. Can read all about it here:
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