Bug 790682 - bind should be using portreserve
bind should be using portreserve
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: bind (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Adam Tkac
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Blocks: 103401
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Reported: 2012-02-15 02:47 EST by Karel Srot
Modified: 2012-06-20 09:41 EDT (History)
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Description Karel Srot 2012-02-15 02:47:48 EST
should be using portreserve

To avoid port conflicts with services such as CUPS or IMAP 
bind should be using portreserve for reserving respective ports on RHEL6.

Typical changes required:

Given a SysV service package that uses a particular port, (say, krb5_prop/tcp -

1) Create a file named after the service, for example 'krb5_prop', which


2) In the spec, install this file in /etc/portreserve, i.e.,

3) In the spec, add 'Requires: portreserve' to the package that provides the

4) In the init script, in the start() stanza, add:

    [ -x /sbin/portrelease ] && /sbin/portrelease krb5_prop &>/dev/null || :

before starting the daemon.

Some background can be found in bug 103401.
Comment 2 Karel Srot 2012-02-15 02:58:22 EST
I forgot to mention that we are interested in ports withing the range 600 - 1023.
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2012-06-20 09:41:07 EDT
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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