[buug] safe to remove

Jon McClintock jammer at weak.org
Tue Sep 26 15:47:49 PDT 2006

On Tue, Sep 26, 2006 at 03:24:23PM -0700, John de la Garza wrote:
> I have been told to secure a web server.  It isn't used for NFS mount.
> According to netstat it is has two processes listening that I am
> considering turning off.
> they are: portmap and rpc.statd
> Is it ok or even normal to turn off these to daemons if they are not being 
> used?

Kill them. You should only need them if you're running NFS, and you
shouldn't be doing that on a web server. 


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