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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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