Re: [aclug-L] box rebuilt now a few questions: telnet, MTA, and lpr
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"spiff" <spiff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> So far, a lot of things seem to be working properly, which is great! The one
> thing I did notice already is for some reason I cannot allow someone else to
> telnet into my machine. I have looked at hosts.allow, hosts.deny, and
> login.access and didn't really see much that looked like it should prevent
> login. Did change a line in login.access from All: PARANOID to being
OK, first thing: make sure that they're telnetting to the proper IP
address. /sbin/ifconfig can verify this for you.
Secondly, if they are, then there will be something in
/var/log/daemon.log. Take a look there for clues.
> reviews on that. Some say it is overkill, others swear by it. Any thoughts
> on the subject?
It's probably overkill for you. I swear by it, but then I host mail
for several domains, route to some UUCP boxen, use RBL, act as a
backup server for another person, etc. In other words: sendmail is
the most versatile mail server out there, but you probably don't need
> Now for lpr. I have used it, and it printed, however I do recall needing to
> redo magicfilter to support my Cannon BJC 620. Anyone know where the most
> recent list of printer drivers is?
The Ghostscript homepage, http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/, has a list