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Host Access Control not working for POP3 and SMTP

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussions' started by cosminn777, Mar 25, 2014.

  1. cosminn777

    cosminn777 Registered

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    I successfully limited all other services (sshd, ftp, cpanel, etc.) access using
    Main => Security Center => Host Access Control.

    But, for some reason it doesn't work for POP3 and SMTP, and I still receive e-mails that warn me of hack attempts.
    What could be the problem?
     
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
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    Hello :)

    Only services linked to TCP Wrappers are covered using the host access control option (/etc/hosts.allow). I suggest using a firewall management tool such as CSF to limit access to the specific ports that you want to restrict.

    Thank you.
     
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