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LinuxMonth: Netstat - What is it good for?

Oct 01, 2000, 16:16 (0 Talkback[s])

"Ever wonder what ports are open on your Linux machine? Did you ever want to know who was connecting to your machine and what services were they connecting to? Netstat does just that."

"To take a look at all TCP ports that are open on you system.
The use of the '-n' option will give you numerical addresses instead of determining the host. This speeds up the response of the output. The '-l' option only shows connections which are in "LISTEN" mode. And '-t' only shows the TCP connections."

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