An introduction to TCP wrappers

    Date21 Jun 2000
    CategoryFirewalls
    8760
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    If you haven't heard of TCP Wrappers, or are interested in making it work a bit better, this is a good article to read. "TCP wrappers are designed to filter incoming connections to network services. In this article Paul Dunne . . . If you haven't heard of TCP Wrappers, or are interested in making it work a bit better, this is a good article to read. "TCP wrappers are designed to filter incoming connections to network services. In this article Paul Dunne looks at how this package can be used to enhance the security of a networking system. ... TCP wrappers are intended to provide wrapper daemons that can be installed without any changes to existing software. Most TCP/IP applications depend on the client/server model -- i.e., when a client requests a connection, a server process is started on the host. TCP wrappers work by interposing an additional layer, or wrapper, between client and server. "
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