> On Sat, 2002-11-16 at 00:00, Arun Sharma wrote:
> > One of the Intel server platforms has a magic port number (623) that
> > it uses for remote server management. However, neither the kernel nor
> > glibc are aware of this special port.
> I can't find it in the IETF standards documents either.
It's been registered as a well known port:
> > Has anyone run into this or similar problems before ? Thoughts on
> > what's the right place to handle this issue ?
> Run your remote management daemon from xinetd, it'll then get the port
> nice and early in the system runtime.
The thing that's unique about our situation is that the daemon in not
user level. It runs at hardware/firmware level, so that you can
remotely administer the machine even when software is malfunctioning.
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