From: Klavs Klavsen (klavs_at_EnableIT.dk)
Date: Mon 31 Mar 2003 - 10:59:57 BST
On Mon, 2003-03-31 at 11:12, Max Jakob wrote:
> I have a box with Linux 2.4.20ctx-16 running and I want to use it with
> NIS. But there occured the problem that NIS won't be running because the
> portmapper dies immediately after start. If I start the portmapper
> manually with the command "portmap -d" I get the error message:
> portmap: cannot bind udp: Address already in use
> What's the reason for that and how to fix it?
> Thank's in advance.
Perhaps you're running portmapper in the "real" root server too? go to
it and check with "netstat -nua". if it listens to 0.0.0.0 it will
effectively block any vserver from using that port.
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