Re: Close Ports
Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2004 06:44:55 -0500
There's no way to answer this question without knowing what ports were
found. Running fport or vision from www.foundstone.com/knowledge may in
some cases help you figure out which services or programs to stop or
reconfigure. You can also search www.google.com and
www.google.com/advanced_group_search as a lot of people ask this question.
"Tom McErlane" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I'm trying to get some information about how I can specifically close
> that are listening. I ran the NetStat utility and noticed quite a few
> on my machine were listening. These ports were in the registered ports
> range. When I went to the IANA website to see who the ports were
> to, 4 of the listening ports on my machine were unregistered. I would
> to know how I can close those ports so they won't be a security threat.
> Thank you very much for all your help.
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