[kwlug-disc] iptables logging/port confusion

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Wed May 20 17:04:57 EDT 2009



http://www.speedguide.net/port.php?port=6669

Or what about UPnP?

Raul Suarez

Technology consultant
Software, Hardware and Practices
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--- On Wed, 5/20/09, Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca> wrote:

> From: Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca>
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] iptables logging/port confusion
> To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Received: Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 10:58 AM
> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 04:15:47PM
> -0400, Richard Weait wrote:
> > On Wed, 2009-05-20 at 10:30 -0400, Paul Nijjar wrote:
> > > I think that this means that some machine on our
> network is connecting
> > > to a port 6669 someplace else by opening port
> 59609 on our network.
> > > The Rogers tech support suggests the opposite:
> that we are connecting
> > > out (or being connected to) on port 6669 on our
> network. Who is right?
> > 
> > Can you see any of these connections happening live
> with >> status >>
> > connections ?
> 
> No. The problem is too sporadic. Hence we are logging. I am
> trying to
> log everything that goes out to the internet, but that is a
> LOT of
> traffic. 
> 
> > Any unexpected ports open on >> firewall
> >> port forwarding ?
> 
> No. There are some ports open but I can account for them
> all. 
> 
> - Paul
> 
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