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Re: [suse-security] Two questions about hosts.allow and sshd
  • From: Christian Boltz <suse-security@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2005 23:46:47 +0200
  • Message-id: <200510052346.48221@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hello,

Am Dienstag, 4. Oktober 2005 15:11 schrieb Selena Kyle:
> How come the following line in hosts.deny works and displays a
> message to the attempted incoming user:
>
> in.telnetd: ALL: twist /bin/echo -e "Shoo!"

Telnet is a clear-text protocol.

> but this one doesn't
>
> sshd: ALL: twist /bin/echo "Shoo!"

I guess it doesn't work because all SSH connections are encrypted.


Regards,

Christian Boltz
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