command to inentify the process that is listening in a port.
jonathan at hst.org.za
Tue Apr 10 07:58:03 UTC 2007
On Monday 09 April 2007 17:37, Martin Hudec wrote:
> Siju George wrote:
> > How Do you actually Identify what process is listening on a TCP/IP port?
> > "nmap" does not usually give the right answer.
> > There should be some command that can be run on the local host for
> > identification right?
> man lsof
> 5:35pm [amber] ~# lsof -i @localhost:123
> COMMAND PID USER FD TYPE DEVICE SIZE/OFF NODE NAME
> ntpd 552 root 10u IPv4 0xc4c46000 0t0 UDP localhost:ntp
Just out of interest, why do so many people recommend lsof, which is a port,
when sockstat/fstat are in the base system and seem to cover the same ground?
Am I missing something about lsof?
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