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Old 11-03-2004, 06:50 AM   #1
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What command can identify processes running on ports?

I have just installed SLES 8. I run netstat -a and see there is a process listening on the smtp port.

I need to kill this process as it is preventing me from starting James email server (James is complaining about smtp address already being used).

Therefore, what command can I run to identify the process listening on port 25? Once I have identified this process, I will stop it from starting when the machine is rebooted.

Thanks in advance.
Old 11-03-2004, 06:57 AM   #2
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Use the -p option to netstat or use lsof and grep for the port.
Old 11-23-2004, 05:01 AM   #3
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"netstat -ap" did the trick. Thanks very much.


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