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1<sect2>
2<title>Configuring <application>xinetd</application></title>
3
4<sect3><title>Config files</title>
5
6<para><filename>/etc/xinetd.conf</filename></para>
7
8</sect3>
9
10<sect3><title>Configuration Information</title>
11
12<para>Create the <filename>xinetd.conf</filename> file with the following commands:</para>
13
14<screen><userinput><command>cp /etc/xinetd.conf /etc/xinetd.conf.bak</command></userinput></screen>
15
16<para>Insure the path to all daemons is <filename
17class="directory">/usr/sbin</filename>, rather than the default path of
18<filename class="directory">/usr/etc</filename>:</para>
19
20<screen><userinput><command>sed -e 's/etc/sbin/g' xinetd/sample.conf &gt; /etc/xinetd.conf</command>
21</userinput></screen>
22
23<para>The format of the <filename>/etc/xinetd.conf</filename> is
24documented in the xinetd.conf man page. Further information can be
25found at <ulink url="http://www.xinetd.org"/>.</para>
26
27<para>Create the <command>xinetd</command> boot script:</para>
28
29<screen><userinput><command>cat &gt; /etc/rc.d/init.d/xinetd &lt;&lt; "EOF"</command>
30#!/bin/bash
31# Begin $rc_base/init.d/xinetd
32# Based on sysklogd script from LFS-3.1 and earlier.
33# Rewritten by Gerard Beekmans - gerard@linuxfromscratch.org
34source /etc/sysconfig/rc
35source $rc_functions
36case "$1" in
37 start)
38 echo "Starting xinetd..."
39 loadproc /usr/sbin/xinetd
40 ;;
41 stop)
42 echo "Stopping xinetd..."
43 killproc /usr/sbin/xinetd
44 ;;
45 reload)
46 echo "Reloading xinetd..."
47 killall -HUP xinetd
48 ;;
49 restart)
50 $0 stop
51 sleep 1
52 $0 start
53 ;;
54 status)
55 statusproc /usr/sbin/xinetd
56 ;;
57 *)
58 echo "Usage: $0 {start|stop|reload|restart|status}"
59 exit 1
60 ;;
61esac
62# End $rc_base/init.d/xinetd
63<command>EOF
64chmod 754 /etc/rc.d/init.d/xinetd</command></userinput></screen>
65
66<para>Add the run level symlinks:</para>
67
68<screen><userinput><command>ln -s /etc/rc.d/init.d/xinetd /etc/rc.d/rc0.d/K49xinetd &amp;&amp;
69ln -s /etc/rc.d/init.d/xinetd /etc/rc.d/rc1.d/K49xinetd &amp;&amp;
70ln -s /etc/rc.d/init.d/xinetd /etc/rc.d/rc2.d/K49xinetd &amp;&amp;
71ln -s /etc/rc.d/init.d/xinetd /etc/rc.d/rc3.d/S23xinetd &amp;&amp;
72ln -s /etc/rc.d/init.d/xinetd /etc/rc.d/rc4.d/S23xinetd &amp;&amp;
73ln -s /etc/rc.d/init.d/xinetd /etc/rc.d/rc5.d/S23xinetd &amp;&amp;
74ln -s /etc/rc.d/init.d/xinetd /etc/rc.d/rc6.d/K49xinetd</command></userinput></screen>
75
76<para>Now, we'll use our new boot script to start <command>xinetd</command>: </para>
77
78<screen><userinput><command>/etc/rc.d/init.d/xinetd start</command></userinput></screen>
79
80<para>Checking the <filename>/var/log/daemon.log</filename> file
81should prove quite entertaining. This file may contain entries
82similar to the following:</para>
83
84<screen><userinput>Aug 22 21:40:21 dps10 xinetd[2696]: Server /usr/sbin/in.rlogind is not
85executable [line=29]
86Aug 22 21:40:21 dps10 xinetd[2696]: Error parsing attribute server -
87DISABLING SERVICE [line=29]
88Aug 22 21:40:21 dps10 xinetd[2696]: Server /usr/sbin/in.rshd is not
89executable [line=42]</userinput></screen>
90
91<para>These errors are due to the fact that we don't have most of the
92servers that <command>xinetd</command> is trying to control installed yet.</para>
93
94</sect3>
95
96</sect2>
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