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Re: sunrpc

from the secret journal of Kozman Balint (qzy@mp.inf.elte.hu):
> Sorry for the stupid question, but what is the funny 'sunrpc - 111' port?
> I scanned my site, and found it open, but I didn't set it up in inetd.conf
> and don't know which daemon listens it.

that's sun rpc portmapper. unless your site uses nfs, you don't need it.
here's how you make it go away:

become root (su, sudo bash, whatever)
/etc/init.d/portmap stop
update-rc.d -f portmap remove

jacob kuntz

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