[sane-devel] Feature request (saned)

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Thu, 16 Jan 2003 23:02:46 +0100


On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 09:17:19PM +0100, Dr. Ing. Dieter Jurzitza wrote:
> I have set up a scanner as a central device for the department I am working in.
> Now I have to face the problem that the DHCP-server of our Department is either
> poorly configured or behaving poorly. Anyway, the namelookup does not function
> as it ought to.
> Because I know that there is a restricted range of IP-adresses that would try
> to access the scanner, it would be very helpful (and reduce the maintainance
> effors significantly) to allow ranges of IP-addresses to access saned).

That's already on the TODO list for some time but nobody has
implemented it yet.

> Please give me your opinions on that,

In my persan opinion it's not necessary. Use "+" in saned.conf and use
tcpwrappers for access control (see man saned).