What are TCP Wrappers in Red Hat Enterprise Linux? What are some of the best practices and known issues?

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What Are TCP Wrappers?

This article examines potential problems when using the TCP Wrappers library, libwrap, which is provided by the tcp_wrappers package, to monitor and filter incoming requests from the Internet.

The tcp_wrappers package contains:

  • libwrap—a library that applications can link against and use in order to monitor and filter d...

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