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Re: Security on a home DSL Line

  • From: Steven J. Sobol
  • Date: Thu Nov 02 20:51:52 2000

On Thu, 2 Nov 2000, Todd Caine wrote:

> recommended and security related patches from the vendor of the OS,
> then I comment out almost every service in /etc/inetd.conf.  You don't
> want to be using services like fingerd and telnetd most likely.  I
> usually only run sshd, secure RPC, and httpd.  I would also recommend
> using tcp wrappers for the tcp services that you enable.

You should be able to get away just running sshd on the firewall box.

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