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Re: [vox] A web-based port scanner....?
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Re: [vox] A web-based port scanner....?



As root, you can  (Dont even need root, really)
# netstat -an |less
to see what ports are open. ;-)

For external sites:
https://grc.com/x/ne.dll?bh0bkyd2
http://www.linux-sec.net/Audit/nmap.test.gwif.html

Found them by googling.... There are plenty more. ;-)

nmap is another good tool to learn.

-ME

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     Systems Department Operating Systems Analyst for the SSU Library

On Fri, 3 May 2002, Richard S. Crawford wrote:
> Back when I was setting up my home network, I frequently made use of a
> web-based port scanner to check security.  It was great: it would scan
> the system and send me a report via e-mail letting me know of open
> ports and other conditions to address.  Wasn't a perfect tool, of
> course, but a good starting place.
> 
> I've lost the bookmark, and because a friend of mine informed me that
> there's an odd port open on my system which I can't seem to address
> with my firewall software, I'd like to check it again.
> 
> Does anyone know the tool that I'm talking about?  Or something like it?
> 
> -- 
> Sliante,
> Richard S. Crawford
> 
> mailto:rscrawford@mossroot.com		http://www.mossroot.com
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> MSN:  underpope@hotmail.com
> 
> "It is only with the heart that we see rightly; what is essential is
> invisible to the eye."  --Antoine de Saint Exupery
> 
> vi vi vi - the editor of the beast
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