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Old 26th May 2008, 20:04
chillifire chillifire is offline
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Default Output as requested

As requested:

Code:
root@blackbird:~# ls -la /var/lib/denyhosts
total 12
drwxr-xr-x  2 root root 4096 May 26 09:36 .
drwxr-xr-x 35 root root 4096 May 25 22:56 ..
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  110 May 26 09:36 allowed-hosts
That's what is in it, my home's IP address (as received from my ICPs DHCP server), my public servers and the loopback - (have replaced numbers with letters to hide my addresses) :
Code:
root@blackbird:~# cat /var/lib/denyhosts/allowed-hosts
# allowed hosts not to be blocked
x.y.z.10
a.b.c.11
a.b.c.30
a.b.c.36
a.b.c.43
127.0.0.1
But why does it matter? Again, denyhosts is not running, but the x.y.z.10 address keeps being added with ALL: x.y.z.10 to /etc/hosts.deny, when I perform normal seemingly operations. For example, when I runn Smartftp on my PC and and try to transfer some data into a directory, whith no public write accesss, the server will give and access denied to me (what you would expect). Immediately my ip address is added to hosts.deny and the connection will be lost (wouldn't expect that without denyhosts running).

See, no denyhosts:
Code:
root@blackbird:~# ps aux |grep deny
root      5981  0.0  0.2   1796   536 pts/0    R+   05:54   0:00 grep deny

Last edited by chillifire; 26th May 2008 at 21:38.
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