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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE][PATCH] New fs to control access to system resources
On Wed, 16 Jan 2002, Andreas Ferber wrote:

> And some wishlist items:
> - It would be nice if there were a way to distinguish between TCP and
> UDP ports.
> - IPv6 support would be nice. This raises the question what will
> happen if a process has the privileges to bind a particular port
> with IPv6 but not with IPv4 (IPv6 listeners take IPv4 connections
> also). Is there any value in distinguishing IPv6 and IPv4 at all,
> in particular if IPv6 gets into more widespread use in the future?
> - Restricting access to certain high ports would be valuable. For
> example many SQL server use those ports, and it would be nice if one
> could prevent ordinary user processes from taking over their ports
> in case the SQL daemon gets restarted or the like.
> At least accessfs is a nice and expandable idea. Keep up the work :-)

What would be nice would be to have a way to restrict access to ports
based on IP ex: user1 gets and user2 gets


Gerhard Mack

<>< As a computer I find your faith in technology amusing.

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