Tcpwrapper does not work?

Dave McMurtrie dave64 at
Fri Oct 8 07:03:54 EDT 2010

On 10/08/2010 06:09 AM, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
> Hello,
> When I put in my /etc/hosts.deny this: imapd:
> And /etc/hosts.allow is empty.
> Then I still get my mail over IMAP from this IP with Cyrus.
> I use Cyrus 2.2.13 from Debian stable, so far I know this is compiled
> with tcpwrapper support.
> Does somebody understand this?

Hi Paul,

The service you specify for tcpwrappers in /etc/hosts.deny must be the 
same as the service name you put in /etc/cyrus.conf.  Most likely you 
want to use "imap" as the service and not "imapd"


Dave McMurtrie, SPE
Email Systems Team Leader
Carnegie Mellon University,
Computing Services

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