[lug] Re: Unauthorized Portmap Connection

SoloCDM deedsmis at aculink.net
Mon Dec 11 17:40:31 MST 2000

Archer Sully stated the following:
> SoloCDM wrote:
> >
> > 1) What does the following entry into /var/log/messages mean?  2)
> > How can I stop future connections?
> >
> 1) It means someone portscanned you and connected to your portmapper.
> 2) Filter connections to the portmapper, or better yet, turn it off.

I use nfs.  I also tried the following:

portmap: 192.168.0. : ALLOW
portmap: ALL :DENY

And, the following warning occurred:

warning: /etc/hosts.allow, line 3: portmap: service possibly not

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