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Old 05-01-2001, 10:11 PM   #1
Stanton
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How should I secure mysql using xinetd with libwrap?

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Old 05-02-2001, 07:41 AM   #2
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Hi Stanton,

First you'll need to decide who should have access to your SQL listener.

MySql uses port 3306 as default unless you change the configure files master-port=3306 setting to a different number.

Now when Xinetd is complied you have the option to use --with-libwrap, this will tell it to check the /etc/host.allow and deny files, if not then it ignores them for xinetd files and uses the xinetd.conf wrappers.

I suggest you don't use the libwrap option and edit the xinetd conf file to get it to do what you want.

Check out
http://www.macsecurity.org/resources...tutorial.shtml

/Raz


 
  


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