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Oracle Linux: How to Initiate Source NFS traffic only on ports > 1023 from Client (Doc ID 2698023.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 06, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

 How to initiate NFS traffic only on ports >1023 and above

Solution

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Goal
Solution
 Warning:- There are several cases where traffic must originate from a port <1024, ports above 1023 are considered "non-privileged" or "insecure" ports.
 These ports can be used by non-root processes, and therefore they are considered less trustworthy.
 If an NFS Client starts making requests from ports 1024 or above, some NFS Servers may reject those requests and this is not correct.
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