Re: Disabling X and KDM from listening on a port.

From: Dragos Ruiu (
Date: 08/14/01

From: Dragos Ruiu <>
To: <>,
Subject: Re: Disabling X and KDM from listening on a port.
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2001 03:59:13 -0700
Message-Id: <>

Firewall those ports off with ipfilter, ipchains or whatever
you use as a network firewall.


On Mon, 13 Aug 2001, wrote:
> Hi I am currently running RedHat 6.2 with KDE
> 1.1.2. Currently I find X11 listening on port 6000
> and KDM listening on port 1024. I want to continue
> to run both X and KDE but I have no need nor do I
> want them listening on a port for incomming
> connections. How do I disable them from listening
> on a port while still allowing me to run both X
> and KDE?
> Thanks in advance,
> P.S Sorry if this question is painfully dull for
> any of the readers of this mailing list, I'm still
> new too Linux and Linux security.

Dragos Ruiu <> ltd. / - we're from the future 
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