Re: preventing direct root login on telnetd

From: Jussi Jaurola (gobbe@gobbe.net)
Date: 05/11/01


Date: Fri, 11 May 2001 14:58:01 +0300 (EEST)
From: Jussi Jaurola <gobbe@gobbe.net>
To: Mike Tancsa <mike@sentex.net>

Sorry, i was wrong. /etc/login.access is the right file, use
that (man login.access can help you a little bit).

-- 
Jussi P. Jaurola			      Network Security Engineer
gobbe@gobbe.net				      Netello Systems, Ltd.
http://gobbe.net			      +358 50 566 9183
On Fri, 11 May 2001, Mike Tancsa wrote:
> At 08:57 AM 5/11/2001 +0300, Jussi Jaurola wrote:
> >Use /etc/hosts.allow. But I think that telnet protocol is so crappy that
> >use ssh instead?
> 
> 
> The machine is for customer access.  I cannot force them to use ssh all the 
> time so must keep telnet open as an option.  How can you use 
> /etc/hosts.allow which wraps the service to prevent it from being used from 
> a certain IP/host/network. I dont see how you can use it to prevent a 
> certain user.
> 
>          ---Mike
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