Re: [REGRESSION] NFS is creating a hidden port (left over from xs_bind() )

From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Fri Jun 19 2015 - 20:50:38 EST

On Fri, 19 Jun 2015 20:37:45 -0400
Steven Rostedt <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > Is it causing any other damage than the rkhunter warning you reported?
> Well, not that I know of. Are you sure that this port will be
> reconnected, and is not just a leak. Not sure if you could waste more
> ports this way with connections to other machines. I only have my
> wife's box connect to this server. This server is actually a client to
> my other boxes.
> Although the rkhunter warning is the only thing that triggers, I still
> would think this is a stable fix, especially if the port is leaked and
> not taken again.

I did some experiments. If I unmount the directories from my wife's
machine and remount them, the port that was hidden is fully closed.
Maybe it's not that big of a deal after all.

-- Steve
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