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Re: Specifying TCP/UDP port for lockd under /etc/default/nfs-common

Dear Steinar,

I'm not an expert on NFS/SunRPC so I cannot say it would be good or bad to
assign fixed port numbers on debian BY DEFAULT.


----- Original Message -----

> On Wed, Apr 26, 2006 at 06:36:59AM -0500, David McGiven wrote:
> > The newer 2.6 series kernels support configuring the TCP/UDP port number
> > of the kernel lockd via the files /proc/sys/fs/nfs/nlm_tcpport and
> > /proc/sys/fs/nfs/nlm_udpport.
> Actually, I've been considering locking both lockd, mountd and statd to
> ports (see bugs #231074 and #289958, for instance) by default, but there
> two things that must be considered first:
>  1. What ports? Is there anything remotely standardized? Can I just grab a
>     few ports that look unused?
>  2. The nfs-utils maintainer's opinion about the whole issue; I've been
>     working a bit on the package, but he still has the final word :-)
> BTW, this would probably have been more appropriate as a bug (possibly
> wishlist) against nfs-utils.
> /* Steinar */
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