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Old 08-29-2012, 03:47 PM   #1
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Alien's firewall script and NFS

I use a simple firewall generated using Alien's script but I would like to be able to use my PC as an NFS server.

According to help on the script

The rpc.statd program must be configured to start with the correct port. Find the startup script that starts that daemon and add the -p option. On a redhat system, that would be the /etc/init.d/nfslock program. Change the startup line to: 'daemon rpc.statd -p 9400' (or whatever port you select).


The NFS lock manager is a kernel module. If your system loads it as a loadable module, add this line to /etc/modules.conf: 'options lockd nlm_udpport=9401 nlm_tcpport=9401'. Otherwise, the change has to be made as a kernel option to the system boot loader. See the above web site for more information.


The rpc.mountd program must be configured to use the specified port with the '-p' option. On a redhat system, that can be done in the /etc/sysconfig/nfs file with the line: MOUNTD_PORT=9402


Specifying a port for rquotad requires at least version 3.08 of the quota package. In order to implement the configuration, make sure the following line is in the /etc/rpc file (exactly as given):

rquotad 100011 rquotaprog quota rquota

Then add two lines to /etc/services:

rquotad 9403/tcp
rquotad 9403/udp
This seems rather redhat centric so for Slackware what do I do?

My guess is
statd: edit /etc/rc.d/rc.rpc
lockd: add the lines to /etc/rc.d/rc.modules
mountd: edit /etc/rc.d/rc.nfsd

Has anyone figured this out?
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Try the SlackDocs page.
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Old 08-30-2012, 03:00 AM   #3
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Thanks. That looks to be very helpful.


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