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Re: Re: How do I disable (close) ports?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rolf Kutz" <kutz@gmx.de>
> J. Paul Bruns-Bielkowicz (jp@america.eu.org) wrote:
> >
> > I have a restricted services file and a default (open) services file.
> > services are disabled, i.e.
> > 9/tcp      open        discard
> > 13/tcp     open        daytime
> > 109/tcp    open        pop-2
> > 987/tcp    open        unknown
> > by commenting them out of /etc/services.
> Commenting out things in /etc/services doesn't
> disable anything.

It seems to. The above ports were closed just by commenting them out of
/etc/services  and then rebooting.

>If you want to disable services,
> edit /etc/inetd.conf, /etc/hosts.allow,
> /etc/hosts.deny and the scripts in /etc/init.d/,
> but maybe that's what you meant.

No, I just changed /etc/services

J. Paul Bruns-Bielkowicz

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