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Does PIM need inetd / xinetd


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CA Privileged Access Manager - Server Control (PAMSC) CA Privileged Identity Management Endpoint (PIM)


Does PIM need inetd / xinetd to work correctly ?


Component: CAPAMX


It is possible to use the inetd / xinetd to allow seload to load seosd or other daemons configured in the [daemons] section of the seos.ini file, from a remote host having PIM installed.

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By default the native packaging or install base to setup PIM is placing a relevant reference in /etc/inetd.conf to pull the rseloadd

However, all of this is optional - also note e.g. RHEL does not install inetd / xinetd when installing the OS minimally.
Still PIM is working without issue.

So to answer your question - PIM does not need inetd / xinetd to work correctly - if the above feature is not needed.