2.1.2 Ensure daytime services are not enabled (Scored)

Level 1 - Server 
Level 1 - Workstation

daytime is a network service that responds with the server's current date and time. This service is intended for debugging and testing purposes. It is recommended that this service be disabled.

Disabling this service will reduce the remote attack surface of the system.

Run the following command and verify daytime-dgram and daytime-stream are off or missing:

# chkconfig --list 
xinetd based services: 
  daytime-dgram: off 
  daytime-stream: off

Run the following commands to disable daytime-dgram and daytime-stream:

# chkconfig daytime-dgram off 
# chkconfig daytime-stream off