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Re: (ITS#4236) Warning warning: cannot open /etc/hosts.allow: File exists
> Full_Name: Jerome
> Version: 2.1.22
> OS: HPUX 11.11
> Submission from: (NULL) (22.214.171.124)
> Consulting the /var/adm/syslog/syslog.log gives many warnings:
> Nov 5 02:42:42 hebus slapd: warning: cannot open /etc/hosts.allow: File
> Nov 5 02:42:42 hebus slapd: warning: cannot open /etc/hosts.deny: File
> I've seen many issues about warning:
> "warning: cannot open /etc/hosts.allow: Too many open files"
> but not on the probleme I met.
> Is there any problem on my system ?
There's not enough information here to tell. OpenLDAP 2.1 is pretty old
and has already been moved to "historic" status. The current release is
The hosts.allow / hosts.deny files are used by the TCP wrappers library.
If there are problems here, you need to look at the libwrap code, this
is not an OpenLDAP software issue.
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc
OpenLDAP Core Team http://www.openldap.org/project/