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Old 11-30-2010, 03:51 AM   #1
the182guy
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Secure log help


Can somebody clafiry what this means? It is in my secure log file:

xinetd[5544]: START: smtp pid=6574 from=xx.xx.xx.xx
xinetd[5544]: START: ftp pid=6465 from=xx.xx.xx.xx

They are repeated in my secure log hundreds of times, one every second or so.

Also how can I stop my ftp and smtp service? Tried the usuals:

service ftpd stop
/etc/init.d/proftpd stop

It's a Fedora server.

Last edited by the182guy; 11-30-2010 at 04:02 AM.
 
Old 11-30-2010, 06:30 AM   #2
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well as the logs state, their are xinetd based services, not full services. just edit the config files in /etc/xinetd.d/ for each service you want to change. And as to what they are, they are incoming connections that xinetd is opening connections for and connecting to services as configured.
 
  


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