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Re: how to keep portmap from running?

On Thu, 23 Nov 2000 10:02:38 -0600 (CST), Damian Menscher said:

>  Portmapper maps the RPC services to ports.  The list of services it
>  deals with are listed in /etc/rpc.  Most of them deal with clustered
>  computing, so you'll need to run portmap if you're using nfs, yp, or (I
>  think) trying to do a beowulf-type setup.  Otherwise, you probably don't
>  need it.  You could try doing a `rpcinfo -p localhost` to find out what
>  your computer is making available.

Is it needed for Samba servers?


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