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Old 04-01-2002
Question Ports Disabling

I will want to disable all the ports not needed in my UNIX.

If I put a # sign at the beginning of the line of the port name I want to disable in /etc/services.... that's all????? Or I need to do anything else to disable a port????
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Old 04-01-2002
Do not edit /etc/services. Instead, comment out lines in /etc/inetd.conf. Then restart inetd for the changes to take effect. use "netstat -a" to look for open ports which do not use inetd. you have to turn off those proccesses individually.
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