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Old 01-31-2004, 01:03 PM   #1
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TCP Wrappers ?

Hi !!
can some one explain me what is TCP Wrappers ?

I tried to look in google but I didnt understand what is the purpose of it.

Old 01-31-2004, 01:35 PM   #2
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TCP wrappers is a basic way to
configure some filtering functionality in
Unix systems using TCP ...

Have a look at
man 5 hosts_access
and the files


P.S.: Sometimes info is at your fingertips, no
need to google. Always remember: man (and
apropos [man -k]) is your friend! :}


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