Strange foreign connections

Xian ian at
Thu Feb 3 03:05:28 PST 2005

On Wednesday 02 February 2005 17:01, Gene 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?
> Gene

Should anything foreign be connecting to localhost? All my foreign connections 
go from the machines IP in the LAN.

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