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Re: Why wdm opens a TCP port?



On Thu, May 16, 2002 at 10:34:32AM +0300, Petteri Heinonen wrote:
> Does anybody know how to configure wdm so that it doesn't open
> TCP port 1030 when started? I guess this is not a big security
> threat, but I've tried to keep open ports in minimum, and I
> can't see why this one would be necessary either. I have to
> admit that I don't know the purpose of this open port, but for
> example gdm, which I've used in some other boxes, doesn't, at
> least by default, open any ports.

Edit /etc/X11/wdm/Xservers and add '-nolisten tcp' to the line that
looks like
:0 local /usr/bin/X11/X

See if that fixes things.  If not, then it's a bug and I must fix it
since I am the wdm maintainer.

noah

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