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Old 9th December 2006, 07:49 PM
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what's using port 5353?

I noticed that something is using port 5353 to send outgoing packets. (searching on the internet I've seen that this is normally an ITunes port, but I don't have ITunes...) How can I find out what program is using that port and turn it off?
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Old 9th December 2006, 07:56 PM
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Before switching it off, check this...
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Old 10th December 2006, 06:59 PM
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lsof should be able to help. Try this:

lsof -i :5353
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Old 10th December 2006, 07:10 PM
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Quote:
[root@Tangled-Web ~]# lsof -i :5353
COMMAND PID USER FD TYPE DEVICE SIZE NODE NAME
avahi-dae 2499 avahi 13u IPv4 9414 UDP *:mdns
avahi-dae 2499 avahi 14u IPv6 9415 UDP *:mdns
[root@Tangled-Web ~]#
Well! I'll be dipped! Learn something new every day! Thanks, giulix and simawt!
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