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Re: Port Scan for UDP

On Sat, Oct 20, 2001 at 07:18:25PM -0700, Jeff Coppock wrote:
> Just for grins, I removed every udp listing in
> /etc/services and restarted inetd and the scan came back the
> same.  I figure this is normal, but if someone can confirm this
> behaviour, I'd really appreciate it.

Adding or removing lines in /etc/services doesn't open or close ports...
this is a common misconception.  Removing what's listening on a particular
port is what closes that port.

Marc Wilson

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