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Securing BSD Daemons


Lock down the services and you've (mostly) locked down the box.
...inetd is the internet super-server which listens for requests on behalf of other daemons; it reads /etc/inetd.conf to determine which ports you wish it to listen on. You should always comment out the lines which represent the daemons you don't wish people to make network connections to. A good general rule is that if you don't know what a daemon does, comment it out.
 read more | score:3792 | -Ray, February 25, 2001 (Updated: June 20, 2003)
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