Internet port to RPC program number mapper
/etc/portmap [ -dv ]
portmap is a server (the portmapper)
that converts RPC
program numbers into Internet protocol port numbers. It
must be running in order to make RPC calls.
When an RPC server is started, it will tell
portmap what port number it is listening to and
what RPC program numbers it is prepared to
serve. When a client wishes to make an RPC call
to a given program number, it will first contact
portmap on the server machine to determine the
port number where RPC packets should be sent.
portmap is stopped and started by
run portmap in debugging mode
display portmap information verbosely
If portmap crashes, all servers must be
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003