The portmap package is a more secure replacement for the original SUN portmap package. Portmap is used to forward RPC requests to RPC daemons such as NFS and NIS.
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Portmap runs as a daemon with a uid of 1. This uid is only
configurable at compile time and is used as default. To set up a
user to match this uid, as the
useradd -u 1 -g 1 -d /dev/null -s /bin/false bin
Install portmap with the following commands:
If you want the portmap daemon to use a uid/gid other than the defaults, pass DAEMON_UID=x and DAEMON_GID=y as shown below:
make DAEMON_UID=x DAEMON_GID=y
Now, as the
The above installation places executable portmap in
/sbin. You may choose to move the file to
/usr/sbin. If you do, remember to
modify the bootscript also.
/etc/rc.d/init.d/portmap init script included
in the blfs-bootscripts-20080816 package.
Last updated on 2008-03-08 04:05:42 -0600