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Re: [vox-tech] ssh help needed



begin: Mark K. Kim <markslist@cbreak.org> quote
> On Tue, 30 Oct 2001, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> 
> > it's somewhat easier.  but if so, openssh has been around long enough that
> > someone probably took the wrapper initialization code, placed the string
> 
> Well, it's not necessarily a bug.

whoa!  who mentioned the word "bug"?   aside from you, that is.  :)

> It is more convenient (from user's
> point of view) for sshd to read the tcpwrapper every time someone
> connects, but there may be security implications or other factors that may
> make the other method more favorable; also it's unnecessary performance
> delay when all the root has to do is `killall -HUP sshd` after modifying
> hosts.allow.
 
all good arguments.  but there are plenty of apps that read their config
files dynamically.  and plenty that don't.

pete

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