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Re: [vox-tech] Attempted access -- I think



On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Cam Ellison wrote:

> jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us wrote:

> > Cam said:
> > > I think I will leave sunrpc,
> > 
> > in your configuration I see no reason to.  It is like finger... a way for
> > outsiders to scope you out.
> > 
> It's compiled into the kernel as part of sysctl.  I am not about to
> rebuild the kernel just yet, so it will have to wait.

You don't need to.  Just turn off portmapper (/etc/rc.config on my SuSE
machine, or look through your startup scripts for portmap).
 
> > It is a basic "cat >/dev/null" service.  Probably not dangerous, but there
> > is no reason why it should be enabled either.
> 
> Well, I guess I just have to figure how to get rid of it.

This service is enabled in /etc/inetd.conf.

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