[ILUG] Ubuntu and inet.d
kevin at cybercolloids.net
Mon Aug 28 13:36:12 IST 2006
So far I have installed Apache2, Mysql, SSH, Postfix, NIS, NFS and Squid and
the configuration is still empty. Am I missing something, this was originally
a default desktop installation? They were all installed with sudo aptitude
On Monday 28 August 2006 13:01, Niall O Broin wrote:
>On 28 Aug 2006, at 11:14, Kevin Philp wrote:
>> I have just installed a copy of Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper) and noticed
>> that although
>> inet.d was installed along with hosts.allow and hosts.deny files
>> the inet.d
>> configuration file was completely empty. It doesn't appear that any
>> installed are run through inet.d.
>That's simply because there are none yet installed.
>> So - if its not used, why is it installed?
>So that programs can add themselves to it when installed.
>> Should I just dump it and rely on iptables to secure outside access to
>They're two entirely different things. That's like asking "Should I
>throw away my bicycle and rely on a hairdryer?"
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