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Old 04-05-2011, 03:57 PM   #1
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TCP Wrappers , XINETD is it really a must have ??

Hello everybody ,

I wonder what are XINETD is really for ? if we have already a firewall , why do we need to put a XINETD daemon ?

thanks in advance .
Old 04-05-2011, 05:13 PM   #2
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Xinetd and a firewall are two completely different things. Xinetd is a "super" daemon that runs other daemons as a way of saving on resources.


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