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Re: How do I disable (close) ports?

"J. Paul Bruns-Bielkowicz" <debian-user@clubamerica.eu.org> writes:

> > You're not going to become a good Linux-administrator before you realize
> > that you should UNDERSTAND what you do instead of just guessing and be
> > happy because it worked.
> Becoming a good administrator is making it work and keeping it working. It
> seems there is an official way of closing the ports and an unofficial
> (wrong?) way of doing it. Understanding is gained, among others through
> experience, and this is quite an experience judging by quantity of replies

Your method wil not keep it work.  The "unofficial" way will actually
fail to work if the demons in question are written correctly.

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