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

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?

A few are listed here:


Others have pointed out netstat... lsof is pretty useful for this kind of
thing as well.

You might also find http://www.robertgraham.com/pubs/firewall-seen.html

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