Why admin's do not trust daemons to do their own packet filtering (was Re: Resuming the great cleanup)

Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Tue May 29 20:41:59 UTC 2018

Yo Richard!

On Tue, 29 May 2018 15:33:16 -0500
Richard Laager via devel <devel at ntpsec.org> wrote:

> On 05/29/2018 03:32 PM, Jason Azze via devel wrote:
> > I'd be pretty pissed off if, let's say, the Postfix or MySQL people
> > took this attitude. That's why I think I'm misunderstanding.   
> FWIW, I agree. It's perfectly reasonable to list the interfaces to
> listen() or bind() to or whatever the call is.

+1.  Very common for a host to have several interfaces.  Some daemons use
one, some another.

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