netstat is a tool for viewing active network connections, listeners and sockets.

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netstat on fresh install of Solaris 10 update 9

I am attempting to decipher the below output bash-3.00$ netstat -a UDP: IPv4 Local Address Remote Address State -------------------- -------------------- ---------- *.sunrpc ...
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Unknown connections to foreign hosts

When I run netstat -a, a lot of connections to foreign hosts show up. It's connected to a whole subnet, ie 123.123.123.x to the port 80. How can I see what is actually going on? My server doesn't look ...
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Httpd problem, suspect an attack but not sure

On one of my servers when I type netstat -n I get a huge output, something like 400 entries for httpd. The bandwidth on the server isn't high, so I'm confused as to what's causing it. I'm suspecting ...
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Ierrs on Network Interface - Pfsense/Freebsd

We're using PfSense as an internal router/firewall (no connection to WAN). Using the Web-GUI, under Status ---> Interfaces, there's one particular interface where I have some errors: In/out errors ...
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What exactly constitutes a bad TCP segment?

What constitutes a bad segment as in bad segments received in the netstat output below? I would think a TCP header's checksum could do it, but are there other things? If a segment arrives after its ...
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See stats of data in and out of each connection to a port

I have an application listening to a port. The clients connect to it using http connection. At any given time I see around 3000 connections established. I assume not all these connections are in use ...
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Why is SQL Server using all ephemeral ports connecting to itself and causing TIME_WAITs?

I've got an AWS server with Windows 2008 R2, SQL Server 2012, and Tomcat 7. When I run netstat -ano the screen is flooded with TIME_WAIT. I posted the output in a Gist. When I run CurrPorts, filter ...
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TCP High Send-q coupled with FIN_WAIT1 status

I'm having a problem with one of my webservers, which is taking minutes to completely render a web page. I had a look at the TCP connection and noticed that I have a very high value in the send-q ...
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Port suddenly closed. How to re-open?

I've written a software module in PHP that manages the saving of data in different data stores (MySQL, ElasticSearch and Redis). To test the module, I've created several test plans in Apache JMeter, ...
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How to check a given connection has been offloaded to network card

From what I read, some part of the tcp protocol operation can be offloaded from kernel to network card driver thanks to TOE (or GSO, LSO, LRO..). My objective is too find if a given socket has some ...
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iptables traffic after forwarding

I have 2 servers Server A and Server B ServerA = 1.1.1.1 ServerB = 2.2.2.2 I am using ip-tables to send all traffic on port 80 to Server B on Server (A) 1.1.1.1 i have done iptables -t nat -A ...
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Limit Number of TCP connections in Linux Server, to avoid attack

I want to limit the number of TCP connections in Linux server, I have used the following command. iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --syn --dport 80 -m connlimit --connlimit-above 25 --connlimit-mask 32 ...
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What does “connections reset due to unexpected data” in netstat -s mean

I'm running a memcached server under heavy load from multiple web servers. While investigating some odd app level behaviour, we spotted that netstat -s on the memcached box was showing a lot of ...
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Confusing traffic in netstat, nothing in logs

Just had a confusing couple of minutes! I was monitoring a screen (the gnu screen) running "netstat -a" and I noticed that there was one connection connected to http (port 80), fine. But when I ...
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how to get send-q and receive-q on windows server

in linux, is very easy to troubleshoot a remote connection problem because netstat show the send-q and recv-q. This is very useful because we can know if the remote peer is reading the server send ...
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apache2 won't start yet gives no error [closed]

I'm running apache2 on Debian testing on the Asus Slider sl101 tablet chrooted running on the android kernel. root@hoshi:/# root@hoshi:/# /etc/init.d/apache2 restart Restarting web server: apache2. ...
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nginx serving .php as static files

ok, again apparently a totally ridiculous problem which I just can't seem to figure out. nginx keeps serving my .php files as static files. I've installed nginx via the repositories on ubuntu. I've ...
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netstat -e: high discards and errors

I think my network is congested because of the relatively large discards and errors data. They should be zero or at least close to that. Here is the output of netstat -e on my computer: Interface ...
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Netstat flags on OS/2

On an OS/2 box, what do the flags UGDP mean in the output of netstat -r. Google seems to point to them meaning Up, Gateway (i.e. an indirect root), and Dynamic (learned from a redirect), but that ...
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Lots of TIME_WAIT from same IP address

I've seen a lot of questions with people concerned about lots of TIME_WAITs in netstat. I'm having a similar problem but all the TIME_WAITs are coming from the same IP address. I get over 200 of the ...
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Linux: How to display all sockets opened for a particular interface?

How can I display all sockets opened for a particular interface?
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Netstat - Thunderbird and others work on strange ports

I'm getting this: $ sudo netstat -alpv tcp 0 0 comp.local:35409 ey-in-f16.1e100.n:imaps ESTABLISHED 2782/thunderbird-bi tcp 0 0 comp.local:52950 ...
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Why is the port listed only in the specific format of netstat?

I have Tomcat and I am trying to bind to 2 specific ports (using custom connectors). E.g. port A and port B. Problem: When I do netstat -a |grep A I do NOT see the port listed. If I do netstat -antp I ...
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Is this hacking attempt?

on command netstat -na, between others, i'm getting next line: tcp 0 0 XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:48746 YYY.YYY.YYY.YYY:80 TIME_WAIT is this some kind of hacking attempt? can you ...
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Port scanning from localhost

I see lot of tcp connections on different ports on my server with 'TIME_WAIT' status. Just simple port scan, but i cant see ip address of this bastard because connections is going from my nginx. Can ...
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DDOS Attack detection with netstat [duplicate]

I have a server, today load of my server over 20, i was found a command that detect alive connection to server for DDOS detection and reject IP. netstat -anp | grep 'tcp\|udp' | awk '{print $5}' | ...
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Port listed as close-combat in netstat

Have just run netstat -A on my SQL Server and seen an established connection from one of our workstations on bmcw000340.domain:close-combat. My google-fu is failing me and I can't find out what ...
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What causes “SYN to LISTEN sockets dropped”?

A quite busy proxy server has lots of "SYNs to LISTEN sockets dropped". I learned one cause could be a too small backlog size. But in that case the "times the listen queue of a socket overflowed" ...
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netstat brought up strange ip

I just ran netstat -vatn and found there was a connection ESTABLISHED on :22 from my ip and another unknown ip. Moments later I ran it again and found the connection was gone. I have a default ...
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What does this netstat output mean?

I run a moderately active website on a dedicated server. In the course of protecting against (D)DOS attacks, I ran netstat to get a count of active connections. This produced a rather unusual result ...
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netstat reports PID that doesn't exist - wtf and how do I close it?

I have an app that listens on port 7001, which sometimes crashes but leaves the port open. netstat reports a PID that doesn't exist. How is that possible? How can I force the port to close without ...
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Windows server 2008 & SQL - many connections in TIME_WAIT

When I run netstat, I get this: TCP xxxx:65524 65.55.11.162:80 TIME_WAIT 0 There are 13941 of such lines in netstat at this point. Server is running Windows 2008 & SQL ...
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Find IP addresses with most connections on system

I am currently experiencing some attacks on my OpenVZ server (CentOS 6.3 64bit), which is saturating the public ethernet interface (currently accessing SSH via the private interface). Is it possible ...
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Very strange localhost connections on linux workstation. Need help identifiying the source

The following is the output of netstat on a Ubuntu machine. Can someone help decrypt the output? I am especially curious what the ::1:43213 connection is. Also, why are there so many connections ...
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100 TIME_WAIT Connections to 1433 (sqlserver) port from one remote IP

What to do? Block that IP in firewall? What is this?
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apache is up but does not read requests

This usually happens a few minutes after restarting apache: httpd daemons are up, but are not reading the requests from the sockets. The web clients just wait forever on the connection. When I run ...
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The PID and name of the program to which socket belongs

Using 'netstat -tulp' on my server box running under CentOS I have discovered strange listening ports 33363 (TCP) and 35661 (UDP). The thing is that 'PID/Program name' field for these ports contains ...
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SSH Tunnel not working

I have a number of SSH tunnels set up between our company's server (hosts website) and our customer's servers (hosts database). For all sites but one the connection is relatively stable however one ...
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Nginx not running with no error message (ubuntu 14.04 lts)

I am trying to start my nginx server. When I type "$> /etc/init.d/nginx start", I have a message appearing "Starting nginx: Ok", and then nothing happens. When I type "sudo lsof -nP -i | grep ...
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Random TCP Resets

We got randomly TCP "reset" error when we send request to remote server. Log from remote server Cisco TCP Connection Terminated,Nov 05 14:43:39 EST: %ASA-session-6-302014: Teardown TCP connection ...
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What's the meaning of `netstat -i` flags

When I run netstat -i in Linux, I get outputs like: Kernel Interface table Iface MTU Met RX-OK RX-ERR RX-DRP RX-OVR TX-OK TX-ERR TX-DRP TX-OVR Flg eth0 1500 0 0 0 0 0 ...
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HTTP attack - Too many connections & TIME_WAIT

I am running CentOS 6 with http -2.2.15 Going under HTTP attack, i can see many http process running. > netstat -nat | awk '{print $6}' | sort | uniq -c | sort -n > 1 established) > ...
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Reverse-resolved address ending with .bng?

I routinely check netstat --tcp when ssh'ed into my server, but today found an odd hyphenated address format that I haven't seen before: Proto Recv Sent Local Address Foreign Address ...
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Why does netstat show Tomcat process listen to multiple ports?

The netstat output with the tomcat process(pid: 28899) is as followed: Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State PID/Program name tcp 0 0 ...
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Is this normal? Multiple httpd process

I'm testing a new Server. This isnt really a peak time for my server (2pm), but still its running a bit slow, I was checking the ESTABLISHED connections using the following command: # netstat -ntu | ...
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How to speed up a server using netstat & httpd.conf?

I'm using netstat commands to help optimize my httpd.conf correctly. Here are the results: netstat -an | grep -c :80 579 netstat -anp |grep 'tcp\|udp' | awk '{print $5}' | cut -d: -f1 | sort | uniq ...
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Which local process is connected to given server on given port?

On Linux, I can simply: netstat -ntp | grep server_ip:port And I get PID and process name of the program that is making given connection. But how do I do it on Solaris?
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Numerous TIME-WAIT connections

I am running on a Solaris system. I wrote a Korn shell script that every 30 seconds runs this line: netstat -a | grep TIME-WAIT | wc -l This has been working fine for a year. Now I move into a new ...
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How to use non-deprecated tools like ss to get process id running on a port?

I am looking for a non-deprecated way of running a command like netstat -tulpn | grep 8000 to output information about an active port. Any suggestions on how to use a tool like ss to get the process ...
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Print last column containing spaces and special characters

I need a full path/command thats been execued to start a process thats exposed on the network - listens on tcp/udp . I did manage to get all of that using below "one liner": netstat -nlp46|tail -n +3 ...