newsfeed server

Dominic Marks dominic_marks at btinternet.com
Wed Apr 10 18:48:58 BST 2002


On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 05:59:48PM +0100, mark.stewart at bacs.co.uk wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I am installing leafnode, a news feed server on FreeBSD 4.4. It tells me to add
> this line to the inet.conf. 
> 
> nntp stream tcp nowait news /usr/sbin/tcpd /usr/local/sbin/leafnode
> 
> I know that above line contains tabed info that correlates to the following
> description.
> service name
> socket type
> protocol
> {wait|nowait}[/max-child[/max-connections-per-ip-per-minute]]
> user[:group][/login-class]
> server program
> server program arguments
> 
> According to my entry I will be running the program /usr/sbin/tcpd passing the
> arguments /usr/local/sbin/leafnode.
> 
> I have done this for now = nntp stream tcp nowait news /usr/local/sbin/leafnode
> 
> but was wondering what the equivalent /usr/sbin/tcpd is in freebsd as the
> leafnode documentation warns I should only ever use tcpd ??
> 
> krgds
> 
> Mark Stewart

I wouldn't worry about it. FreeBSD's inetd is already TCP wrappers
aware and can do virtually everything tcpd can do.

> -----------------------------------------------------
> 
> You can find us at www.bacs.co.uk
> 
> *****************************************************
> This communication is confidential and intended for
> the exclusive use of the addressee only. You should
> not disclose its contents to any other person.
> If you are not the intended recipient please notify
> the sender named above immediately.
> 
> BACS Limited, registered in England, No 1023742,
> 3 De Havilland Road, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 5QA
> *****************************************************
> 
> ------ FreeBSD UK Users' Group  -  Mailing List ------
> http://listserver.uk.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-users

-- 
Dominic




More information about the Ukfreebsd mailing list