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Bug 7616 - Error parsing hosts.allow
Summary: Error parsing hosts.allow
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tcp_wrappers
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Preston Brown
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-12-06 01:57 UTC by Jeff Largent
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-02-04 00:08:26 UTC

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Description Jeff Largent 1999-12-06 01:57:46 UTC
Not all items after a comment(#) are ignored
for example if the following exists:
sshd:   # Local: more comments

when trying to ssh into machine the following error shows in system logs:
error: /etc/hosts.allow, line 13: bad option name: "more

Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2000-02-04 00:08:59 UTC
Put comments on a separate line.

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