reinitialize inetd

Hi..
i want to disable finger services
in my server.
what i do is;

go to /etc.
vi inetd.conf ,
# hash the finger services,
save.

then reiniatilize the inetd.conf;
$pkill -HUP inetd.conf

the problem is my finger services is still
running.

any helps?
ismahwatiAsked:
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ganameCommented:
Hi,

You must do #pkill -HUP inetd or kill -HUP "inetd pid"
#pkill -HUP inetd.conf cannot restart inetd daemon.

Thanks
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ahoffmannCommented:
kill -HUP <pid of inetd>

when you say "finger service is still running", how did you check this, with ps or with finger?
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ismahwatiAuthor Commented:
i do finger @myserver
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ahoffmannCommented:
did you perform the kill?
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ahoffmannCommented:
ganame, are you gathering points (using still given suggestions)?
oops, I see you're new at EE, so:

would you please post your suggestions as comments, and not as answers.
Let the questioner decide to grade the comment of her/his choice as answer.
Please read the EE Policies if unshure.
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ismahwatiAuthor Commented:
ok it works now.
i use;

$pkill -HUP inetd

i also hashed the finger services in
etc/services.

thanks
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ganameCommented:
ahoffmann : thanks . I am new in experts-exchange and don't know more about it. I will read the EE policies and will post suggestions next time.

thanks
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ahoffmannCommented:
ganame, enjoy the grading ;-)
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