.\" Copyright (c) 1987 Sun Microsystems .\" Copyright (c) 1990, 1991, 1993 .\" The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. .\" .\" Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without .\" modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions .\" are met: .\" 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright .\" notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. .\" 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright .\" notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the .\" documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution. .\" 3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software .\" must display the following acknowledgement: .\" This product includes software developed by the University of .\" California, Berkeley and its contributors. .\" 4. Neither the name of the University nor the names of its contributors .\" may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software .\" without specific prior written permission. .\" .\" THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE REGENTS AND CONTRIBUTORS ``AS IS'' AND .\" ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE .\" IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE .\" ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE REGENTS OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE .\" FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL .\" DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS .\" OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) .\" HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT .\" LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY .\" OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF .\" SUCH DAMAGE. .\" .\" @(#)portmap.8 8.1 (Berkeley) 6/6/93 .\" $FreeBSD: src/usr.sbin/portmap/portmap.8,v 188.8.131.52 2002/04/04 11:00:38 dd Exp $ .\" .Dd June 6, 1993 .Dt PORTMAP 8 .Os .Sh NAME .Nm portmap .Nd .Tn RPC program,version to .Tn DARPA port mapper .Sh SYNOPSIS .Nm .Op Fl d .Op Fl v .Op Fl h Ar bindip .Sh DESCRIPTION .Nm Portmap is a server that converts .Tn RPC program numbers into .Tn DARPA protocol port numbers. It must be running in order to make .Tn RPC calls. .Pp When an .Tn RPC server is started, it will tell .Nm what port number it is listening to, and what .Tn RPC program numbers it is prepared to serve. When a client wishes to make an .Tn RPC call to a given program number, it will first contact .Nm on the server machine to determine the port number where .Tn RPC packets should be sent. .Pp .Nm Portmap must be started before any .Tn RPC servers are invoked. .Pp .Nm Portmap uses .Xr hosts_access 5 access control by default. Access control patterns may only reference IP addresses. .Pp Normally .Nm forks and dissociates itself from the terminal like any other daemon. .Nm Portmap then logs errors using .Xr syslog 3 . .Pp The following options are available: .Bl -tag -width indent .It Fl d Prevent .Nm from running as a daemon, and causes errors and debugging information to be printed to the standard error output. .It Fl v Enable verbose logging of access control checks. .It Fl h Specify specific IP addresses to bind to for UDP requests. This option may be specified multiple times and is typically necessary when running on a multi-homed host. If no .Fl h option is specified, .Nm will bind to .Dv INADDR_ANY , which could lead to problems on a multi-homed host due to .Nm returning a UDP packet from a different IP address than it was sent to. Note that when specifying IP addresses with .Fl h , .Nm will automatically add .Li 127.0.0.1 to the list. .El .Sh SEE ALSO .Xr hosts_access 5 , .Xr inetd.conf 5 , .Xr inetd 8 , .Xr rpcinfo 8 .Sh BUGS If .Nm crashes, all servers must be restarted. .Sh HISTORY The .Nm command appeared in .Bx 4.3 .