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Old 9th November 2011
amrogers3 amrogers3 is offline
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Originally Posted by jggimi View Post
My opion, FWIW:
[*]You should be able to circumvent this by using EXCEPT in your hosts.deny file. See the EXAMPLES section of the man page.
Thanks for reply jggimi

I read that hosts.allow need to see a new line character. So I went in and modified the file. Still locked out. I could not SSH in from

I added the following to the hosts.deny file and worked:

However, now there is a new problem. I changed my IP address to and I could SSH in.

I deleted the hosts.allow file and I can still SSH in from This is not good.

I restarted the SSHD process just to be sure and I can still log in from

Last edited by amrogers3; 9th November 2011 at 11:32 PM. Reason: correction
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