Re: What could be doing this?

From: Dan Larsson (
Date: 12/03/01

Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2001 14:01:13 +0100 (CET)
From: Dan Larsson <>
To: "Konstantin V. Semenov" <>

On Mon, 3 Dec 2001, Konstantin V. Semenov wrote:

| Possibly it's a stupid question, but can somebody
| explain me why my box is constantly trying to connect
| to [some.random.IP.address]:113?

% grep '113/tcp' /etc/services
auth 113/tcp ident tap #Authentication Service

If your box is also running as a mailserver it might
be because sendmail is checking the identity of the connecting

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