[Pkg-net-snmp-devel] Bug#587460: snmpd should not bind to localhost by default
md at Linux.IT
Fri Aug 26 11:32:21 UTC 2011
Are there any news?
On Jun 28, Marco d'Itri <md at Linux.IT> wrote:
> Package: snmpd
> On Jun 28, Jochen Friedrich <jochen at scram.de> wrote:
> >> What is the point? Who installs snmpd to only use it locally?
> > snmpd might be installed by a dependency, e.g. by quagga.
> I don't think so. quagga only suggests snmpd, so it cannot be installed
> by mistake. The list of packages Recommending or Depending on snmpd is
> very short and they look reasonable.
> How did you come to conclude that more people install snmpd by mistake
> than because they actually want to use it?
> Daemons should be installed with the configuration which would be useful
> for the largest number of users.
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