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xinetd stops working in Debian Wheezy

We have a server with a whois service running. The whois service is provided by xinetd. The configuration file /etc/xinetd.d/whois looks like this: service whois { socket_type = stream ...
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Port forwarding via xinetd in NATed environment

I'm working on a setup that requires redirecting request coming on one of the server's port to other server's port in a NATed environment (example: all request coming on 192.168.1.100:843 should be ...
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Security concerns regarding php://stdin

I'm using xinet.d and php://stdin to host a raw tcp-connnection, (following the excellent guide at http://gonzalo123.com/2010/05/23/building-network-services-with-php-and-xinetd/) I'm concerned with ...
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systemd: get core dumps for service started by xinetd

I recently upgraded a system to openSUSE 13.1. We're running a custom-built service on the system through xinetd, and in the old xinetd init script had the line ulimit -c unlimited before starting ...
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Pure-ftpd port does not get opened even though the service starts properly, what could be the cause?

I've installed Pure-ftpd on my CentOS 6.4 server, after configuring the server I ran /etc/init.d/pure-ftpd start ; /etc/init.d/xinetd restart and it indicates that the service has started ...
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preventing log_on_success in xinetd

I'd like to prevent a particular xinetd check from logging START/EXIT messages as it's a lot of logging I don't need. Is ther a way to set log_on_success = NONE or something? I'm able to find ways of ...
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xinetd service: OK to change user? (cvs pserver)

Legacy Source Control: CVS under xinetd We have a team that uses legacy source control: cvs. We run cvs pserver under xinetd (config file below). Audit Flag A security audit raised a flag: "make ...
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How to delay xinetd starting a process until data is received

I maintain a server that receives data on many ports using xinetd in tcp mode. The data is processed by a perl script. Twelve of the 16 clients that connect to my server that way, apparently also ...
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Setting up the correct FTP user permissions

To possibly fix an error, I was told to set the correct permissions to a user: Make sure that ftp user of your repository has permissions for: change directory (cd) list directory (ls) create ...
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Linux/RHEL Server Down with “xinetd” Alerts?

Suddenly one of my RHEL 6 Server [VM] (serving Apache on it also) went down and when i rebooted it, i saw several of following /var/log/messages as latest before it went down: May 4 08:16:37 ...
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Curl Failure when receiving data from peer using Percona XtraDB Cluster Check

I'm having a similar issue to the one mentioned here: xinetd 'connection reset by peer' I've setup percona-clustercheck (which comes with Percona's XtraDB Cluster packages) with xinetd and ...
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xinetd 'connection reset by peer'

I'm using percona-clustercheck (which comes with Percona's XtraDB Cluster packages) with xinetd and I'm getting an error when trying to curl the clustercheck service. /usr/bin/clustercheck: ...
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is it possible to provide variable arguments to xinetd service?

I have created a bash script to listen on specific port (using xinetd), so whenever there is someone connecting to port, then it invokes the script and provides its output to user. But i need to ...
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Forward public port to localhost

I have a process running on my Ubuntu 12.04 server that insists on binding to a public IP address. I only want it accessible from localhost, and NOT the outside world. I've been trying to work out a ...
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Slow pure-ftpd logging when starting via xinetd

First logging is quick, second is a little bit delayed, but third is almost 30 seconds of waiting. service ftp { disable = no socket_type = stream wait ...
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Why is xinetd ignoring 'bind' option?

On a server with proftpd controlled by xinetd (plesk/centos FWIW), I want to make proftpd listen only on a specific ip address. I've tried putting bind = 12.34.56.78 in /etc/xinetd.d/ftp_psa, and ...
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tomcat6 behind xinetd - real client ip

In server.xml, at the Connector I specify proxyPort as 80. Here's the xinetd service: service http { socket_type = stream protocol = tcp user = tomcat6 ...
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Monitoring MySQL replication through HAProxy Xinetd service

I have have set up MySQL multi-master replication with HAProxy as a load balancer following Alex Williams' tutorial found here; ...
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How do I get rsync to listen on two different ports via xinetd?

I have multiple servers that receive files via rsync on different ports. I'd like to merge them into the same physical server and let the clients continue to direct their files to the same port they ...
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ssh with xinetd

I want to configure xinetd for ssh connections (port 55555). Here is my config files: /etc/xinetd.d/sshd service ssh { disable = no socket_type = stream wait ...
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SSH tunnel with xinetd; bind Address already in use

I'm having an ssh tunnel connection which works fine from the command-line; ssh -f -N -L 4444:to.somewhere.com:80 user@xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -p 22 Now I'm trying to make this connect to connect on demand ...
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BASH Script as xinetd service

I have recently found out that a server I am working on has an xinetd service that is in fact a shell script that calls another shell script with arguments retrieved via respective network ...
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Git daemon doesn't work properly when run from xinetd

I'm trying to set up a git public repository for my team. I have installed Git on a linux box (RedHat 5.6). As a first step, i'm trying to configure Git to use the git protocol, by setting it up to ...
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vsftpd over xinetd: connection refused

I've been banging my head against this for hours and I'm stumped. I am setting up a Gentoo Linux box with vsftpd. I can get it to work as a standalone daemon, but not with xinetd. When I try to ...
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ll Centos Xinetd

I have CentOS servers 5.5 and I see that the Xinetd is not install on any of them. Do you think it will be wise to install xinetd or not? These are production systems.
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Auto Start of Proftpd on OpenSuse Linux

I'm trying to activate the Ftpservice on my Root Server, I have OpenSuse installed, and I'm using the xinetd method. I added this to my xineted.conf: service ftp { flags = ...
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Cannot get xinetd to start on a RHEL server

When I try to execute /etc/init.d/xinetd start I get the following error: Starting xinetd: /bin/bash: /usr/sbin/xinetd: cannot execute binary file ...
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Xvnc4 started from xinetd only displays empty gray X screen

I'm attempting to setup an Ubuntu 10.10 box so that anyone can connect to port 5900 and be greeted by the gdm login manager. To do so, I added a vnc entry in /etc/services and I am starting Xvnc4 ...
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TCPWrappers still in use?

According to my current understanding, tcpwrappers can be used via inetd or xinetd. Lately I have been informed that inetd/xinetd came into existence to make more efficient use of hardware in earlier ...
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running sock4 (ssh -D) through xinetd

I need to be able to run a socks4 server (the best through ssh -D) I can't put together a config file for xinetd, can anyone give me a hand? Thanks!
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Xinetd , vncserver memory requirement

I am installing the following on a low memory system: vnc4server xinetd xterm openbox obconf I will only occasionally be logging into the vncs for some admin work. My question is: 1) Does xinetd ...
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VNC over xinetd doesn't starts vncserver

in Debian Lenny, using TightVNC 1.3.9 I can setup a VNC server manually by using vncserver -query localhost -once -geometry 1024x768 -depth 16 :1 But then, as I have read is a better option, I use ...
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SSH Connections Refused When Routing Through Xinetd

I'm trying to route SSH connections from port 22 on the SSH machine to port 2222 on the xinetd machine, I get a connection refused error every time I try to connect through port 2222 on the xinetd ...
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Route requests to IPs depending on the (sub)domain the server was accessed from

Example: 1) The server is running Ubuntu and is on a LAN (192.168.9.*) 2) The server is running several services on local IPs (Eg: 192.168.9.5 VPS (OpenVZ)) 3) A client connecting from ...
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xinet vs iptables for port forwarding performance

I have a requirement to run a Java based web server on port 80. The options are: Web proxy (apache, nginx, haproxy etc.) xinet iptables setuid The baseline would be running the app using setuid ...
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svnserve vs xinetd + svnserve

What would be the best solution considering, scalability/load and security, svnserve + xinetd or standalone svnserver? Thank you!
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Allow access to a xinetd service only when client connects to a specific subdomain

This question is regarding a dedicated server running CentOS 5.4. I can connect as root for hairier configuration tasks if needed. I'm writing because I've set up svnserve to handle requests using ...
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xinetd won't start

Silly question... I can't get xinetd to start on my linux box (CENTOS 4.8). I've got so far as to remove it and reinstall it via yum. When I try to start it, stop it, etc. I get no error at all. ...
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Can I serve files using xinet/tftpd without 777'ing them?

I set up a tftp server on my linux server to serve files for my cisco 7940 sip phone. Is there any way I can serve these files without having to set their permissions to 777? Each time I change them ...
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inetd / xinetd not working under cygwin

I am trying to use xinetd (or inetd) with netcat to act as a TCP proxy. This setup works on Linux without issue. Under Cygwin, either as a service or from the a Cygwin command line, the (x)inetd ...