Disabling Unwanted Services Forever

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lisabonne citadel
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Disabling Unwanted Services Forever

Postby lisabonne citadel » Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:22 pm

this is something you can grab for https://www.tecmint.com/remove-unwanted-services-from-linux/

1. smbd and nmbd

smbd and nmbd are daemon of Samba Process. Do you really need to export smb share on windows or other machine. If not! why are these processes running? You can safely kill these processes and disable them from starting automatically when machine boots the next time.

2. Telnet

Do You need bidirectional interactive text-oriented communication over internet or local area network? If not! kill this process and turn-off it from starting at booting.

3. rlogin

Do you need to log in to another host over network. If not! Kill this process and disable it from starting automatically at boot.

4. rexec

The Remote Process Execution aka rexec lets you execute shell commands on a remote computer. If you don’t require to execute shell command on a remote machine, simply kill the process.

5. FTP

Do you need to transfer files from one host to another host over Internet? If not you can safely stop the service.

6. automount

Do you need to mount different file systems automatically to bring up network file system? If not! Why is this process running? Why are you letting this application to use you resource? Kill the process and disable it from starting automatically.

7. named

Do you need to run NameServer (DNS)? If not what on earth is compelling you to run this process and allow eating up your resources. Kill the running process first and then turn-off it from running it at boot.

8. lpd

lpd is the printer daemon which makes it possible to print to that server. If you don’t need to print from the server chances are your system resources are being eaten up.

9. Inetd

Are you running any inetd services? If you are running stand alone application like ssh which uses other stand alone application like Mysql, Apache, etc. then you don’t need inetd. better kill the process and disable it starting next time automatically.

10. portmap

Portmap which is an Open Network Computing Remote Procedure Call (ONC RPC) and usages daemon rpc.portmap and rpcbind. If these Processes are running, means you are running NFS server. If NFS server is running unnoticed means your system resources are being used up un-necessarily.

Since 2015 all knowing and shared commands to disable already doesnt work at this moment.
You can delete manually searching one by one on catfish application per example.

For me RPC, SMB and FTP was necessary to, because someone enabled sharing folder from outside system, which is extremely dizzy :shock:
Last edited by lisabonne citadel on Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:28 pm, edited 2 times in total.

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Re: Disabling Unwanted Services Forever

Postby Lucap » Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:52 am

Thanks for the link and the info. :)

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