A quick question. I'd like some information or pointers to a doc if
possible. Netstat and ping from a foreign host both show a single
non-standard port open. Netstat doesn't say/know what it is, but lsof says
Anyway, my question(s):
1. debian (which this is) during install mentions that you must use statd
by name in tcpwrappers to protect it. Does this mean it's not protected by
ALL:ALL in /etc/hosts.deny and I need an explicit line or is it simply
helping me to deprotect it? Also, do I need to allow nfs servers access to
2. The manpage explains fairly clearly what statd does which seems fine.
I just tend to portscan the machine now and then as a precaution and like
to know what all listening ports are for. However, statd is always listed
as unknown by nmap. Is this because the port number is (or appears to me
to be) dynamic?
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