SUMMARY: inetd vs. /etc/services

Date: Thu Jan 20 2000 - 12:48:29 CST

On Thu, Jan 20, 2000 at 09:05:26AM -0500, wrote:
> Hi,
> I've looked in the FAQ, but couldn't find the info I'm looking for.
> What are the implications of removing something from inetd.conf vs.
> /etc/services. We've been tasked with tightening up security on our servers
> I need to know what will be affected if I change the entries in either file.
> Thanks,

Thanks for the numerous replies! There were too many to list the names.

All the replies were essentially the same, that the change should be made in the
inetd.conf. I thought that was the proper way to handle it, but I wanted to get
some real-world insight. Thanks also, for the many web links that were provided.
They will be very useful.

Chuck Dugan
SmithKline Beecham

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