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Re: port scare



On Sun, Feb 18, 2001 at 08:11:23PM +0100, Roberto Diaz wrote:
> > Interesting ports on localhost (127.0.0.1):
> > Port    State       Protocol  Service
> > 22      open        tcp        ssh             
> > 111     open        tcp        sunrpc          
> > 
> > I K'd out S10portmap in the /etc/rc0.d/ directory, but port 111 is still
> > open. I can remove portmap from /etc/init.d/, but how big a concern is
> > this port? I've got hosts.deny set to repel anything not using ssh. 
> 
> Well is a corcern since bugs can be possible.. and you need the portmap in
> order to run things like postgresql.. but it is wrapped as you very well

PostgreSQL listens on 5432 (if you have tcp turned on).  What would it
need rpc for?  I have portmap turned off here and never had a problem
with PostgreSQL...

-- 
Eric G. Miller <egm2@jps.net>



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