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Re: pop3 problem?



On Thu, 05 Dec 2002 08:31:00 -0800 Jack Bowling wrote:

> > 
> > Finally, the problem is solved by adding a line "sendmail: all" in my
> > /etc/hosts.allow file.
> > Now, I realized that the difference between this pippo and my other 
> linux 
> > systems is that I turned off the firewall on pippo for a special reason
> > and set hosts.deny and hosts.allow to restrict access.  All other linux
> > boxes have firewall, so I don't use hosts.deny and hosts.allow for them.
> 
> This is bad policy. One should always set up the hosts.access files
> regardless
> of whether a firewall is in place. Defence in depth and all that.
> 
> jb
> 

Thanks!  I already setup hosts.deny/hosts.allow with firewall after the
problem is solved.

h.



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