Controlling Access to Your Services

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One of the most powerful aspects of Linux is its ability to launch services, or daemons, and run them in the background as needed.

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  • Domain - www.linuxplanet.com

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  • Submitted By - Devesh Khanna

  • Submitted on - 2008-04-26 21:46:43

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One of the most powerful aspects of Linux is its ability to launch services, or daemons, and run them in the background as needed. But running all of these background services can be an administrative headache when you take into account user access and permissions, too. Dee-Ann LeBlanc walks readers through the basics of xinetd, a tool that lets you securely and effectively lock down services on your Linux machine. ...


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