Strange foreign connections

Mike Tancsa mike at
Wed Feb 2 17:48:36 PST 2005

What does 
netstat -na
show ?  I would not trust the DNS lookups in case someone is playing
around with hosts/DNS


On Wed, 02 Feb 2005 11:01:42 -0600, in sentex.lists.freebsd.questions
you wrote:

>While running netstat I found these entries:
>Active Internet connections (including servers)
>Proto Recv-Q Send-Q  Local Address          Foreign Address        (state)
>tcp4       0      0  localhost.52730        undernet1.blueyo.ircd   
>tcp4       0      0  localhost.52398    
>tcp4       0      0  localhost.60635       
>  The foreign addresses all show ircd at the end,  but there is no irc 
>clients or servers running and irc ports are blocked at the firewall.
>Does anyone have any idea what might be going on here?
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