On Mon, 25 Aug 2003, Paul Jakma wrote:
On Mon, 25 Aug 2003, Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:
> rpc.statd and portmap aren't the exclusive domain of NIS. Both are
> enabled by default and used by NFS as client or server. I think they
> could be disabled by default instead of being enabled by default.
sgi_fam is an RPC service and needs portmap and is used, i think, by
some of the GUI stuff (eg nautilus). portmap needs to be locally
i do think portmap and rpc.statd should be firewalled off by default
I'm pretty sure they are. What I object to is having them listen on
*non-loopback* interfaces needlessly.
redhat-config-nfs or similar could enable portmap access if
nfs mounts are configured.