Error in firewalling?

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Tue Apr 5 08:17:05 PDT 2005


Giulio Daprelà wrote:
> In the file /postlfs/security/firewalling.xml ther is the following sentence:
> 
> To provide the maximum security for the firewall itself, make sure
> that there are no unnecessary servers running on it such as X11 et al.
> 
> My english is not very strong, but i don't understand if there is a
> secret meaning in the last two words or it is an error. :-)

et al is a latin abbreviation for "and others"

> 
> In the bracket that follows this sentence there is the word "daemin".
> Is it a new word I didn't know or is it an error?

Thats a typo.  Should be daemon.  It will be fixed.
   -- Bruce




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