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Old 07-21-2005, 02:00 AM   #1
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side effects of removing certain services

I have a standalone box running FC4 on a cable modem that does not need to share files using nfs or samba. Can I uninstall (or just shut down) netfs completely and still have intra-system sockets? How about portmap?
Old 07-21-2005, 05:23 AM   #2
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Why don't you just stop and disable the samba and nfs services? You can probably also stop portmap. Anyway just try it and see if anything breaks

And put up a firewall if u don't already have one.
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Yeah, that seems to work and I don't notice anything else NOT working. OK, thanks. Issue resolved.


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