gdomap is open?

Nicholas Leippe nick at
Wed Dec 14 06:56:29 MST 2005

On Wednesday 14 December 2005 02:36 am, Steve wrote:
> Hello all,
> I was just testing my ports at and found that I had port 538 open.
> According to grc this was being used by a process called gdomap.
> I did a killall gdomap and the port is now closed and the system still
> seems stable.
> But it still begs the question, what the heck is it, do I need it and
> if not how the heck do I stop it from restarting at boot?
> I am using the latest ubuntu.
> Thoughts?

# grep 538 /etc/services
gdomap          538/tcp               # GNUstep distributed objects
gdomap          538/udp

I doubt it matters if you're not using GNUstep.


Nicholas Leippe
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