Re: question about SPF (mr Meskes, I suppose?)
On Wed, Mar 22, 2000 at 12:22:44PM +0200, Michael Wood wrote:
> NFS is NORMALLY port 2049, but not necessarily. It's not fixed.
> It can be any arbitrary port. When something wants to mount an
> NFS exported filesystem, it asks the portmapper (port 111, I
> think. Check /etc/services) for the port to connect to. The
> portmapper then checks its list of registered RPC services and
> sends back the port number to use.
I didn't know that. That explains some of the problems. The best way to
block NFS is of course to not run it. :-)
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