We have recently hidden our internal DNS behind an external DNS
and we are returning "unknown.gdwb.vic.gov.au" to reverse arpa
The local University is running tcp_wrappers version 5.1, with
-DPARANOID turned on by default. Now none of our hosts can
telnet or any other normally allowed type stuff to that net.
Because this host is the local University so we have lots of
people doing courses and some involved in joint research
Is my only choice to supply all my reverse info on the external
How PARANOID is using -DPARANOID? Can they safely turn it off?
Craig Bishop Information Systems Division
Email: csb @
au Geelong & District Water Board
Phone: +61 52 262506 61-67 Ryrie St Geelong
Fax: +61 52 218236 Victoria 3220 Australia