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Date:      Wed, 24 Jul 2002 21:20:21 +0100
From:      Jeff Penn <>
Subject:   Re: FBSD config files - tutorials, how-to, other pointers? Where?
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On Wed, Jul 24, 2002 at 01:25:51AM -0500, David Merriman wrote:
> Are there any kind of reference docs to the various configuration files
> in FreeBSD? I mean, stuff that explains what the different lines &
> entries in them are, preferably with examples?
> As a for-instance, I'm looking at the hosts.allow file, and the man page
> doesn't do much to clarify what the different sections are for, or what
> the line entires mean.

You may have made the same mistake as me.  Entering man hosts_access did 
not help, it eventually dawned on me that I should have entered 
man 5 hosts_access.


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