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From Bruce Kingsbury <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] TCPwrappers
Date Sun, 20 Mar 2005 19:27:18 GMT
S.A. Birl wrote:

>On Mar 20, Joshua Slive ( typed:
>Joshua:  On Sun, 20 Mar 2005 13:48:27 -0500 (EST), S.A. Birl
>Joshua:  <> wrote:
>Joshua:  > I couldnt properly search the archives (nor for an answer:
>Joshua:  >
>Joshua:  > Are the TCPwrappers supported?
>Joshua:  No.  (Well, you could use them via inetd, but running apache in inetd
>Joshua:  mode is not recommended.)  Apache has its own access controls.
>Joshua:  I seem to recall someone having a module that allowed apache to read
>Joshua:  /etc/hosts.(allow|deny).  But I can't find it now.
>Im already using Apache's Deny,Allow rules.
>I have a list of IPs that I have permanently banned for trying hack me.
>However, Apache still accepts the connection and kicks back a 403.  Im
>looking for a way for Apache to just ignore the connect like the
>TCPwrappers would do.
>Any idea on how to do that?
I always thought tcpwrappers was deprecated. use iptables.

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