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From: Sebastian Siewior <gentoo-security@×××××××××××××.cc>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] hosts.{allow,deny} vs. iptables.
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2005 07:45:12
In Reply to: [gentoo-security] hosts.{allow,deny} vs. iptables. by Peter Volkov
* 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.
-- Regards Sebastian Siewior -- gentoo-security@g.o mailing list