[fw-wiz] Disabling RPC on a Sun U-60

Paul Cardon paul@moquijo.com
Tue, 11 Apr 2000 20:55:55 -0400

Nicholas Tang wrote:
> Our security admin has had repeated problems with disabling RPC on Sun
> Ultra-60's running Solaris 2.6.  After disabling it, he says telnet and
> some other tcp services start hanging.
> Does anyone have any idea why?  The services are all running through inetd
> and without TCP Wrappers (yet).  I don't recall ever seeing that before
> but he says every U-60 he's used has done that.

It's because there are rpc services in inetd.conf that have not been