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Re: Why does rpc.statd need a privileged port?

On Sun, Sep 29, 2002 at 12:08:01AM +0200, Lupe Christoph wrote:
> On Saturday, 2002-09-28 at 18:33:43 +0200, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > Previously Lupe Christoph wrote:
> > > Opinions? Comments?
> > Does it really matter?
> Well it may collide with a service started after it that wants this
> particular privileged port. I also believe that services that do not
> require a privileged port should not use one. There are only 1023 of
> them.

I know that nfs uses a wide range of low numbered UDP ports, but I've
not seen any TCP ones other than 111. lockd isn't needed any more IIRC,
and is just a different RPC in any case.


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