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Re: Networking question

On Wed, 18 Dec 2002 10:21:15 -0500
 "William Underwood" <wllmundrwd@charter.net> wrote:
>On 18 Dec 2002 08:03:47 -0600
> Charlie Brune <silug@bruneworld.com> wrote:
>>Question:  What does this message mean?  (in /var/log/messages)
>>Dec 18 07:46:04 bruneworld xinetd[12912]: warning: /etc/hosts.allow,
>>line 12: host name/name mismatch: bruneworld.com !=
>My guess is that your "real" IP name is commons...charter-stl.com, and the
>system in saying, "Hey, you haven't allowed yourself access to your

No, wait...  That seems a little strange...  If you do this:

nslookup commons10k1.mo24.107.34.126.charter-stl.com

and then this:

nslookup bruneworld.com

they both return as:

BUT!, if you do this:


you'll get this:


But I don't know where to go from there... It seems like the server is trying
to warn you about letting in unrelated domains, or that you've not allowed
access from "yourself," as I originally said.  Try adding a line in your
hosts file, with bruneworld.com as the first entry after the IP, like this:  bruneworld.com commons10k1.mo24.107.34.126.charter-stl.com

and see what you get...


William Underwood

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