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Re: Limiting host access
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 7:18 PM, Buchan Milne <email@example.com>
On Tuesday, 22 November 2011 13:35:22 Jayavant Patil wrote:>What is the output of 'hostname' for the host you have indicated here as
>> I got the desired solution. Thanks Buchan !!!
>> My next query is as follows:
>> Suppose we have 1000 hosts and we want to give 'user1' access to 999
>> hosts (with 1 restricted host). Then, in such case, we need to specify all
>> 999 permitted host names in .ldif file.
>> There are wildcards like '*' stands for all hosts and '!' stands for
>> excluding host.
>> 1. host: *
>> will allow access to all client nodes.
>> 2. host: !n1000
>> will not allow access to n1000 client node.
>> In the above mentioned scenario, when I specify the following it doesn't
>> host: *
>> host: !n1000
>> It will allow access to all 1000 hosts.
>Also, have you tested the case of only allowing access to this host, using:
yes, this is working (just a single host entry i.e. host: n1000 or host: * or host: !n1000). Still my question is how do I use the two host entries as specified in scenario above (1) ans (2) in order to restrict access to n1000 client node and allowing access to all other 999 client nodes without specifying hostnames for these 999 hosts?
>(and no other host entries)
>I don't think this is correct.
>> when I specify the following:
>> host: *,!n1000
>From my brief look at the source, the first example you have in (2) above
>> It is restricting access to all 1000 hosts.
>> Does anybody know how to use these wildcards(*,!) to get the desired
>should work, assuming the hostname you have used is correct.
Thanks & Regards,
Jayavant Ningoji Patil
Engineer: System Software
Computational Research Laboratories Ltd.