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Bug 138138 - Addition of NFS checkbox to "trusted services"
Addition of NFS checkbox to "trusted services"
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: system-config-securitylevel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Steve Dickson
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Reported: 2004-11-04 16:51 EST by Andrius Benokraitis
Modified: 2015-07-14 00:25 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-06-20 09:30:42 EDT
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Description Andrius Benokraitis 2004-11-04 16:51:12 EST
With the release of NFSv4, would it make sense to add NFS as a checkbox option
for system-config-securitylevel, now that NFS is TCP enabled and has a
well-known TCP port (2049)? Although one can add it under "Other ports", I'm not
sure how "common" it is compared to the others in the list (WWW, FTP, SSH,
telnet, Mail).

NFS is a very popular protocol, but I don't know the significance of this issue
personally. I'm CC'ing steved (NFS developer) and pnasrat
(system-config-securitylevel developer) for their input as well...

Thanks! :-)
Comment 2 Andrius Benokraitis 2004-11-05 11:38:48 EST
Looking at system-config-securitylevel again, would one want to have NFS as a
"trusted service"? I would think so, since NFSv4 now is routable, as well work
through firewalls.

I was getting confused because the listing of services is subtractive (DENY ALL,
ALLOW WWW, FTP, ...) to creating the firewall, as opposed to additive.

Would NFS be a relevant trusted service to allow firewalls to pass through?
Comment 3 G.Wolfe Woodbury 2006-04-02 01:00:23 EST
I'd also like to see this, and in Fedora Core 5 or 6 as well
Comment 9 Chris Lumens 2006-07-20 15:16:58 EDT
This will be in 1.6.23 in tomorrow's Rawhide tree.
Comment 10 Chris Lumens 2006-08-24 15:50:54 EDT
Still some work to do.  See bug 203706.
Comment 13 Jiri Pallich 2012-06-20 09:30:42 EDT
Thank you for submitting this issue for consideration in Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The release for which you requested us to review is now End of Life. 
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