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From: Sebastian Siewior <gentoo-security@...>
Subject: Re: hosts.{allow,deny} vs. iptables.
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2005 09:39:23 +0200
* Peter Volkov | 2005-10-13 11:26:55 [+0400]:

>So why many people and security guides still suggest the use of tcpd
>over simple iptables rules?

Not sure, maybe this pros 
- if you forget to start your iptables script your ports are open
- you can check with 'PARANOID' whether hostname and ip record match

:)

>
>Thank you for your time,
>Peter.
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Regards
Sebastian Siewior
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