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Old 04-15-2013, 11:17 AM   #16
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...finally somebody who mentions SNMP ;-p
Well, it was obvious, but since SSH was the 'hot topic', I was trying to stay focused.
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Well you could send traps and notifications to a central management console just like you would with any monitoring agent, right?
Exactly.
 
Old 04-15-2013, 01:18 PM   #17
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Ah yes, an unauthenticated connection....
Indeed it is unauthed. At least "only_from" confines access to a (LAN) subnet or host.


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and running as root to boot.
The service doesn't accept args so what are you implying?


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A good way to provide a DOS attack (just overload the process table).
If you read the manual you'll find controls like "instances", "per_source", "max_load", etc, etc. Nice try though.


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Oh, xinetd only works on the current and older RH based/derived systems... but appears to be discontinued in the next release.
Now that's nice to know.
 
  


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