Re: tcp_wrappers x SSH

From: Doug Hughes (doug@Eng.Auburn.EDU)
Date: 05/29/02

Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 12:45:51 -0500 (CDT)
From: Doug Hughes <doug@Eng.Auburn.EDU>
To: Marcelo de Souza <>

On Wed, 29 May 2002, Marcelo de Souza wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'd like to know how to set my SSH server to work together with tcp_wrappers
> over Solaris.
> I've compiled SSH version 3.1.2, with tcp_wrappers support. However, my
> /etc/hosts.allow (deny) settings do not work.
> What could be the problem? What's the right way to do this?
> Thank you in advance.

is it possible that the name you are using for your daemon when running
is not the same as what you are putting in hosts.allow?
(e.g. opensshd vs sshd or something)

It's hard to tell without more details. What sort of hosts.allow and
hosts.deny entries do you have?
normally something like this should work:

sshd: ALL

sshd: w.x.y.z n.n.n.n/m.m.m.m

(assuming the daemon is running as sshd)

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