[CentOS] NFS static ports configuration
mick at mjhall.org
Tue Sep 2 12:54:10 UTC 2008
A couple of RHEL5 books I'm reading at the moment suggest port numbers
above 1024 for statd, lockd, mountd and rquotad (eg 38001-38006 or
32764-32767) when configuring NFS to work with a firewall.
The default /etc/sysconfig/nfs on CentOS5 however has defaults under
1024, such as
Is there something security-related going on here that I'm not aware of,
or some other explanation? Neither text mentions the use of ports under
1024 at all.
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