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Re: [suse-security] Is necesary the portmapper?
  • From: Sven Michels <smichels@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 10:47:39 +0100
  • Message-id: <3C5912BB.5E6026E@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
"Juan Carlos S.C" wrote:

I have an email server runnig sendmail and I ask myself if portmapper
is
> necesary. I don't use any rpc service so... is safe to stop it or is
> used for something else?

only for rpc services, if you just run sendmail on the box
and no NFS or NIS or whatever, than turn it off.

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