Why rpm cannot verify md5, size and mtime from /etc/hosts.allow and /etc/hosts.deny files

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  • Customer cannot check md5, size and mtime from /etc/hosts.allow and /etc/hosts.deny files
  • rpm verify doesn't return all changed configuration files.
  • By running rpm -qf we can see that /etc/fstab is owned by the setup package. However rpm -V doesn't return /etc/fstab as changed


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

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