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Re: DoS-ing sysklogd?
From: Bernhard Fischer <bernhard.fischer () fh-stpoelten ac at>
Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2006 17:10:19 +0200
On Friday 31 March 2006 14:37, Milen Rangelov wrote:
A lot of people configure sysklogd to collect log messages from the
network with the "-r" option.
Why do you think a lot of people do that?
I think they don't, because the default setting usually is to not accept
network packets. So if somebody opens his syslogd to receive network packets
he should know what he does and keep his box clean of junk packets.