I recently reconfigured my Linux systems to exchange their hostname via NetBios name server, in broadcast mode. Basically, it means that I appended wins in the hosts line of /etc/nsswitch.conf; I ...
How do I configure hosts.allow and hosts.deny to allow all connections from all hosts except for some hosts/ports specified in hosts.deny? This is what I have now in these files: hosts.allow: ...
On a Linux machine, there is hosts.allow and hosts.deny to either allow or deny certain hosts to access services running on the machine. The question is, what exactly is taking care of allowing or ...