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Posted on 2004-10-27
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i want to know in which case routers need  NFS and NIS services to be enabled on it? i am talking about a redhat linux 8.0 computer which is made router by setting /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward
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If the clients only need internet access the router doesnt need (and shouldnt have)  NFS or NIS services running.

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hello owensleftfoot,
                      No i want to know in general the routers exsiting in INTERNET have these services generally enabled?
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No they wouldnt.

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