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linux port 427 svrloc?

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Good day experts

I'm currently running a Linux SLES 10 SP3 on my server, and closing some unused ports because this one is going to production environment soon.

I nmap'd my server to discover some ports, and there's a

427 tcp svrloc

Looking at /etc/services, it says it's a "Server Location" service. Right now this line is commented from the /etc/services, but this port is currently listening.

I have the following questions:
1 Is this port needed to be open? If not, which services would be affected if closed.
2 How do I close this? /etc/services has commented this line, so I guess that there's a daemon elsewhere opening it, but, how do I disable it?

Thnks in advance
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