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Re: portmap by default (Re: my debian does not read my own iptables script)

>These remind me of a question I forgot to ask somewhere else: why is portmap installed (and enabled!) by default? I just installled a >fresh lenny, with the web server task, and portmap was installed and enabled by default. I believe nfs-common was also pulled together, >and none was called for during the install procedure. IMHO it's a very dangerous default.

Felipe and Group,
I am inclined to agree with you from what I have been able to locate online pertaining to portmap and nfs-common. Quick question regarding that statement. Does anyone have a link or site recommendation regarding Securing a Debian or Debian-based distro (namely Ubuntu)!

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