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Old 03-09-2006, 05:50 PM   #1
rogee
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Updating services on remote server


Another noob question:P

I port scan my root server and notice alot of vulns so im going to try and secure my server.The thing is i have plesk running and i wanted to know how i would go about updating services, and without affecting my plesk install.Many many thanks for the assistance.
 
Old 03-09-2006, 06:50 PM   #2
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How did you port scan? From the machine itself or from and outside source?

I would use one the portscanning websites out there like http://www.hackerwatch.org/probe/

Scanning from the machine itself will more than likely show many open ports since scanning the localhost. If machine is behind a firewall router then the remote scanner sites will only be able to scan the router itself unless you have ports forwarded through or a dmz setup.

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