Section 3 : Running a Server

Q354: Howto prevent modem data connection for security?

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Howto prevent modem data connection for security?

Date: Sun, 15 Dec 1996 17:09:28 +0100 (MET)
From: Matthias Apitz < >
Subject: Re: Prevent modem connection - security

Uri Shkolnik wrote:
    I am running Hlyafax on SunOS4.1.4/Sparc20.
    The problem is that anybody how dial the fax number can login on my main server without any firewall!!!!!!!
    How can I prevent the modem to answer data call?

read the man page config for the value of GettyArgs;


(added: maybe the number is 5 and not 4 for some systems - but
it's not a big deal to find it)

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