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?