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    Should I run smtp or auth on my firewall?


    I personally see no reason to have these services running, would it be without negative effects if I just disabled both services?

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    Re: Should I run smtp or auth on my firewall?

    No, no at all. Disable all the services that you don't use
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    I stopped sendmail...

    but does anybody know how to get rid of auth? From all I can tell, it's used by inetd, so I don't know what to do with it...

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    Been trying to figure out how to close auth myself...
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    Probably commenting the auth line in /etc/inetd.conf or /etc/xinitd.conf (or something like that).
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