[SATLUG] Automatically close open ports after install
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Sun Sep 29 21:04:01 CDT 2002
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Bruce Dubbs" <bdubbs at swbell.net>
To: <satlug at satlug.org>
Sent: Sunday, September 29, 2002 6:02 PM
Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Automatically close open ports after install
| Mike wrote:
| > Is there a distribution that provides an install option where the
| > machine doesn't have any servers running or any open ports after the
| > install? Is there anything that will automatically shutdown the open
| > ports and remove the symlinks, etc. so that they won't be started up
| > again? Basically, is there something easy out there for Joe User who
| > wants to install Linux, but who doesn't want any port open or any
| > server running and who doesn't even want to think about using
| > configuration tools or think about attempting to configure things
| > after the install??
| Most new ones do now. Older distros did not, but that was a couple of
| years ago. Even so, you can compare to MS who lets macros for incoming
| email do anything on your system by default.
| -- Bruce
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