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Re: [SLUG] cant telnet
- To: henry <henry@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] cant telnet
- From: Tony Green <tgreen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue Feb 19 22:07:02 2002
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Tue, 2002-02-19 at 20:33, henry wrote:
> Dear Sirs:
> Tks for your instruction.
> I use slackware.
> I get msg "/etc/hosts.allow missing separator ":" at line 1 " by
> typing "tail /var/log/syslog"
> And there is only one line : 192.168.0.223 in hosts.allow
Firstly, can you please ensure that you only reply to the list and not
to me personally. This keeps the whole 'mailing list' idea alive and
Second, I would check the syntax of hosts.allow (man hosts.allow). Its
been a long time since I used it (ssh/xinetd took its place) but I know
you're missing something
I would also make the suggestion that telnet is an insecure tool for
remote access and should be used with caution. Consider using ssh in
Tony Green <tgreen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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