Subject: Re: Binding RPC services to specific ports
To: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/18/2005 08:48:33
On Jul 17, 2005, at 8:21 PM, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> The syntax of IRIX's /etc/rpcports is each line is
> program transport port access
> (or empty or a comment line starting with '#')
I think /etc/rpcports is great. But I would ask that you please make
> Each line:
> program RPC program number (see rpc(4)), or the
> capitalized keyword ANY.
> [NetBSD uses rpc(5)]
> transport Transport name, either udp or tcp.
> [NetBSD also supports udp6/tcp6 ?]
> port Port, or port range expressed as a pair of
> ports separated only by a ``-'' character,
> without any space or tab characters.
> A port is specified numerically.
> [Couldn't we support port names here?]
> access Whether the port or port range is available,
> either ``allow'' or ``deny''.
> Do people know of other prior art in this area?
> Comments about adding this style of functionality to NetBSD?