Re: Shields up - Whats up

From: Volker Birk (bumens_at_dingens.org)
Date: 09/14/05


Date: 14 Sep 2005 07:07:12 +0200

Jim Scott <mr.jimscott@xvirgin.net> wrote:
> On 13 Sep 2005 22:34:59 +0200, Volker Birk wrote:
> > Jim Scott <mr.jimscott@xvirgin.net> wrote:
> >>> jameshanley39@yahoo.co.uk wrote:
> >>>> so, i'm wondering 'what would VB do?'
> >>> VB would do a netstat -ano or a lsof -i and check, what's offered.
> >>> This is best anyway. ;-)
> >> What would he be looking out for?
> > He'd looking out for processes listen()ing, and not listen()ing on
> > localhost 127.0.0.1.
> And then?

If there is noting which listen()s, then there is nothing I need to
filter.

And if a test from outside is showing something, then this is an error
in this test.

Yours,
VB.

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