Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Security
User Name
Linux - Security This forum is for all security related questions.
Questions, tips, system compromises, firewalls, etc. are all included here.


  Search this Thread
Old 07-08-2010, 12:37 PM   #1
Registered: May 2006
Posts: 141

Rep: Reputation: 15
How to check the Listening url in the remote machine

Hi Everyone

I have stuk up in big issue here , I just want to find the
remote url in which it listens ?

I know the remote host and remote port number but i just want to
which url the web application listen

For example : Host : & port no : 8080

But i remember the url would be

I want to find the complete url in which it listens ?

In nmap whether i can achive this or anyother tool ?
Old 07-08-2010, 12:54 PM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: May 2007
Location: Sydney
Distribution: RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, OS X
Posts: 1,305

Rep: Reputation: 107Reputation: 107
Why dont you ask the application people ?

As per my knowledge, I dont think there is any way to find out this.

Yes, if it was working earlier, probably you could get something useful in old apache logs.
Old 07-08-2010, 01:10 PM   #3
Senior Member
Registered: Jun 2008
Location: Eelam
Distribution: Redhat, Solaris, Suse
Posts: 1,278

Rep: Reputation: 148Reputation: 148
check your web server access.log for that client IP
Old 07-08-2010, 08:29 PM   #4
Registered: Sep 2009
Location: Galveston Tx
Posts: 291

Rep: Reputation: 70
Now if it is a custom application such as Plesk from, the developer may have obfuscated the code so you would want to check with the documentation from the software developer. Otherwise if it truly is in Apache you would need to check the httpd.conf file, or any includes within that file to find the host.

egrep 8080 /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf
Old 07-09-2010, 06:19 AM   #5
Registered: May 2006
Posts: 141

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
No luck here. But i guess there should be some Security tools which does it for sure ?
Old 07-11-2010, 08:56 PM   #6
Registered: May 2005
Location: Northern VA
Distribution: Slackware, Ubuntu, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, OS X
Posts: 782
Blog Entries: 8

Rep: Reputation: 158Reputation: 158
tcpdump can help with this (or any sniffer software).


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Check if URL is SSL or not in PHP michaelsanford Programming 3 04-14-2010 07:34 AM
data shift from 1 remote machine to another remote machine raheelch General 7 03-09-2010 08:44 AM
svnserve listening, but port not accessible from remote. menphix Linux - Server 4 07-17-2009 09:37 AM
mounting samba filesystem on remote machine as /home on local machine shishirkotkar Linux - Software 1 04-28-2008 05:05 AM
Check URL if accepting incomming on port 80 mithras Linux - General 4 07-25-2003 06:43 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Security

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:56 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration