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Re: How do I disable (close) ports?

Ralf Dreibrodt <ralf@dreibrodt.de> writes:

> well, there are daemons which don't know on which port they should
> run.  they look in /etc/services for a special name and want to run
> on the specific port.  if they don't find the special name in
> /etc/services they abort with an error message.

Yeah, but that's really a bug.  Demons should be more graceful and
include a default port number to use in case /etc/services is broken.

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