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[LDM #VFJ-931752]: Does this affect the LDM at all?



Gilbert,

Your LDM should be OK.

> And this from our IT folks, hoping it doesn't break anything
> on my end:
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Hi Everyone,
> 
> Happy Tuesday! We have run into something at DoIT that I wanted to pass
> along for consideration. We have noticed, and the outside world states it
> is an issue on the rise - exploitation of the Portmapper service TCP/UDP
> port 111. Various services inherently use portmapper to obtain the port
> assigned to an application prior to making the connection to the
> application. So - blocking port 111 can break things. Current best
> practices suggest only allowing 111 to traverse the "inside" network and
> block it from the outside.  Unfortunately, it is very difficult to tell
> who, what, and where people may be relaying on this from the outside.
> 
> Any feedback? Anyone know that blocking port 111 at the edge to the dark
> side of the moon will break things?
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> 
> Gilbert


Regards,
Steve Emmerson

Ticket Details
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Ticket ID: VFJ-931752
Department: Support LDM
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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