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RE: [linux-392] Ports

From: user 4.
Sent on: Tuesday, June 10, 2008 11:25 AM
I changed the smtp port from 25, because it was blocked on the network, to
26, rebooted and it works.

So, what did I do wrong?

-----Original Message-----
From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of David
Sent: Tuesday, June 10,[masked]:02 AM
To: [address removed]
Subject: Re: [linux-392] Ports

That's actually *not* the right place to make such a change.  That file 
is a reference file that several apps use to translate from a port 
number into a user-readable string of which app is using that port 
number.  Changing it will *not* result in a daemon starting to listen on 
another port.

If you want to change a daemon's port, you need to change the config 
file for that daemon, and then restart the daemon.


Michele wrote:
> I found it already.  It's /etc/services.
>   _____  
> From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of
> Mehta
> Sent: Tuesday, June 10,[masked]:31 AM
> To: [address removed]
> Subject: Re: [linux-392] Ports
> Which ports do u want to change? Apache port can be changed in the apache
> conf file..

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