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Secure host.conf

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Log into each server as root.

Edit the /etc/host.conf file.

Ensure this file has the following settings:

# Lookup names via DNS first then fall back to etc/hosts.
order bind,hosts
# We have machines with multiple IP addresses.
multi on
# Check for IP address spoofing.
nospoof on
spoofalert on

Save the file.

Written by praji

June 28, 2008 at 4:07 am

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