On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 12:14:50PM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
John P. Looney thought:
> On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 10:28:41AM +0100, Barry O'Donovan mentioned:
> > I'm happy with all but portmap and xinetd. I'm not using netfs so is
> > portmap neccessary? Also I'm not running and inetd services so is
> > xinetd neccessary or does it provide protection anyway?
>> Nope. Portmap is only needed for RPC services, like NFS.
Also, AIUI, xinetd at startup will check to see if there's anything
enabled for it to handle and, if not, will exit anyhow.
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
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