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Old 03-27-2004, 09:34 PM   #1
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Question Close socket/port


is there a command to close a socket or port thats already in use
 
Old 03-28-2004, 12:04 PM   #2
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Re: Close socket/port

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is there a command to close a socket or port thats already in use
Run netstat -lp as root and in the last column, it will list the PID of the process and its name. You will then know which program is opening the port and shut it down.

HTH,
 
Old 03-28-2004, 12:40 PM   #3
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i dont have a way to shutdown my program yet so im using ctrl+z

the process is not running but the port is still being used

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Old 03-28-2004, 04:16 PM   #4
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If a program is not using a certain port then the port will not stay open. Using ctrl+z places the process in the background which means its still running. You have to use ctrl+c to terminate the process.

What port are you talking about?
 
Old 03-28-2004, 09:05 PM   #5
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Thanx killing the process worked. I thought control z killed it because i tried it before and it told me "process so and so doesnt exist"
maybe i put in the wrong pid.
 
  


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