On Mon, 25 Aug 2003 rhldevel(a)assursys.co.uk wrote:
There's always a trade-off between security and ease-of-use. What
of the installed base of Linux clients use RPC-based protocols? Not many I'd
wager, suggesting that the trade-off can be biased towards security, with
little-to-no impact on the majority of users.
Most Linux client systems, in my experience, are NFS clients and therefore
need portmap, statd, and lockd out-of-the-box.