Tcpwrapper does not work?

Paul van der Vlis paul at
Fri Oct 8 07:24:32 EDT 2010

Dave McMurtrie schreef:
> 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"

I've tried it, and you are right (and so is Hajimu).

Strange, in the manual of tcp-wrappers they say you need to use the

With regards,
Paul van der Vlis.


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