Subject: Re: Time-windows for /etc/hosts.allow ?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Greg A. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/13/1999 14:24:45
[ On Monday, December 13, 1999 at 08:40:51 (-0500), Bill Sommerfeld wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: Time-windows for /etc/hosts.allow ?
> Using cron for this strikes me as too fragile -- consider the case when
> the system is down during one of the time-window "edges" -- you'll
> find yourself running with the wrong policy until the next edge..
Doesn't everyone writing stateful systems add hooks to /etc/rc to ensure
that they are in a recognisable and proper state at boot? ;-)
Greg A. Woods
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