Limiting closed port RST response
cswiger at mac.com
Fri Jun 20 09:53:43 PDT 2003
Matthew Ryan wrote:
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> I'm getting a lot of these in my security output.
>> Limiting closed port RST response from 220 to 200 packets per second
> They are always on ports between 200- 300.
> Could this be a DOS atttack?
> Where do I find a more detailed log?
Typically, this indicates that someone is port-scanning you. If they do it very
often, and it noticably affects your network performance, sure, call it a DoS,
but that is probably not the intention.
If you want to see what ports they're hitting, do a:
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