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20.6. Additional Resources

For more information, refer to the following resources.

20.6.1. Installed Documentation

  • The man pages for ntsysv, chkconfig, xinetd, and xinetd.conf.

  • man 5 hosts_access — The man page for the format of host access control files (in section 5 of the man pages).

20.6.2. Useful Websites

  • — The xinetd webpage. It contains a more detailed list of features and sample configuration files.

20.6.3. Related Books

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Reference Guide, Red Hat, Inc. — This companion manual contains detailed information about how TCP wrappers and xinetd allow or deny access as well as how to configure network access using them. It also provides instructions for creating iptables firewall rules.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Security Guide Red Hat, Inc. — This manual discusses securing services with TCP wrappers and xinetd such as logging denied connection attempts.

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