[CentOS] Port 631 closed, not hidden

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ivazqueznet at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 16:22:32 UTC 2007


On Thu, 2007-11-22 at 02:48 -0500, Miark wrote:
> I have the firewall turned on my CentOS 5 box, but GRC is
> reporting that 631 is closed instead of stealthed. If the
> firewall isn't configured to allow that, then why might that
> be happening?

The cups service opens port 631, regardless of your firewall settings.
It then manually accepts or rejects connections.

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Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazqueznet at gmail.com>

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