RPC

RPC stands for Remote Procedure Call and is defined by RFC 1057. RPC is a set of function calls used by a client program to call functions in a remote server program. The port mapper program is the program used to keep track of which ports programs supporting RPC functions use. The port mappers port is 111. The page called RPC provides more details about RPC including the remote procedure call process, RPC characteristics, and RPC call fields.