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I have made chnages /etc/hosts/allow like

ALL:ALL

I have to restart the whole computer to check that , is there any service which i can restart to check the setting

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Most services that use /etc/hosts.allow will notice changes to the file without a restart.

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+1, or just restart the service you want to test. –  Chris S Apr 24 '10 at 14:51
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You can restart the xinetd dameon and that should do.

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