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Re: port X11 listening



On Sat, 25 Dec 2004, hicham wrote:

>  After some "yum update or yum install" , I've found
> that the X server is listening on port X11, though I
> remember it was not open on initial install 
> how do I turn it off ? 

How do you know its listining?

nmap localhost
netstat -tlp

The flag that controls it is the following in /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf
DisallowTCP=true

Is this file modified?
rpm -v gdm

You can restore the defaults by:
cp /etc/X11/gdm/factory-gdm.conf /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf

Satish


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