proftpd 1.2.10 and hosts.allow

From: Jørn-Morten Innselset (
Date: 07/21/05

Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 15:21:32 +0200

Is anyone using hosts.allow to limit access to proftpd? I can't seem to get
this to work:


proftpd : ALL : deny

The proftpd mod_wrap module is compiled in, but all the documentation I can
find mentions the use of a hosts.deny file, while this has been deprecated
on FreeBSD for some time.