|hostname||is the name of a remote host or a hosts IP address. Wildcards can be used within IP addresses to match multiple hosts. The wildcard character is "*".|
is an optional field containing any combination of the following
|"rx" permissions are used when no permissions are specified.|
# # All hosts have read access: # *:r
# # Trusted hosts: # nice-guy.sdsu.edu:rwx friend.sdsu.edu:rwx amigo.sdsu.edu:rwx 22.214.171.124:rwx
# # Hosts which can read and execute: # foo.bar.com:rx 130.190.*:rx 146.244.234.*:rx using.default.perms.edu
The permissions for an "*" entry apply to all matching hosts. The order of this file does not matter. Specific hosts can have access disabled with entries like:
however, any matching "*" entries will still apply.