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Which alternative port can I use for RDP?

The default port for Remote Desktop is 3389. I would like to change the port to another port in order to thwart a brute force attack that is occuring on my machine. What port number could I use? I ...
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Simple way to set up port knocking on Linux?

There are well known benefits of Port Knocking utilities when utilized in combination with firewall IP table modification. Port Knocking is best used to provide an additional layer of security over ...
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How to close all unused ports

Whenever i do nmap on my system it shows most of the ports open.How to make only default ports open.I am using Windows Vista with Service Pack 2
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How can I disable any TCP/IP port on a Windows 7 machine?

I need help on finding out how to disable any particular TCP/IP port on a Windows box whenever a need arises. I googled before posting the question and I got links to articles mentioning only ...
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No access to FTP sites

I am having a weird issue that I can only explain as a possible "port 21 hijack". For some reason, I cannot connect to any ftp sites. The original one I tried was ftp.maltedmedia.com. Filezilla ...
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Get all public files with wget

There's a host and a port(with TCP support) on which http service is running. Simple wget host:port doesn't return anything. Is it possible to get a list of all accessible files(html or txt) on ...
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Dell XPS randomly freezes – Mouse, keyboard and USB ports lose power until reboot

I have a Dell XPS 4435MT desktop. It randomly freezes – and it happens shortly after startup, mostly less than 10 minutes. When it freezes, mouse and keyboard have no power anymore. The USB ports on ...
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How do I limit packet capturing in Wireshark to only a specific protocol?

I would like to listen to HTTP traffic on port 8080. When I start capturing packets in Wireshark, it's flooded by packets using the SSDP protocol on port 1900. I would like to limit the packet ...
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How can I put the Windows XP firewall into an “allow all” port configuration and only block certain ports?

Without going into too much detail on why I need to do this, I'm trying to put the Windows XP Firewall into an allow all ports configuration, and only deny certain ports I have in a list. I've ...
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http ftp imap smtp and some additional ports not working

I'm writing this using a 3G connection on my phone. At lunch time yesterday, the ports above and a few additional other ports like 40001 and 4089 stopped working on my internet connection at work. ...
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OSX: how to check what is taking ports or sockets

I am having trouble with L2TP/IPSec on my OS X 10.7.2 machine and I was wondering what is the best way to figure out which process is taking particular sockets or ports; My related posts (below), ...
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OS X: how to figure out what prevents L2TP/IPSec from running correctly

It seems that an old installation of Cisco Anyconnect prevents the OS X built-in L2TP/IPSec client from running (I posted a question here: OS X 10.7, can't log into any L2TP VPN server, but didn't ...
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Stopping Apache from listening in port 443?

Pretty self-explanatory. Is there any way I can make Apache stop listening in port 443 (Https). So that it only listens on port 80 (http)? I'm working on a Windows 7 PC. Edit 1: I installed Apache ...
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Can't free up port 80, no matter what I try

Trying to get WAMP working again, and testing to see that the Apache server is working. It keep saying port 80 is being used by Server: Microsoft-HTTPAPI/2.0 - I've removed IIS, I've removed SQL ...
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Does a webserver need to have outgoing port 80 blocked for security reasons?

At work, we've got Windows Server 2008 running. I've set up XAMPP, and a few websites - everything works perfectly. However, outgoing port 80 is blocked in the firewall for 'security' reasons. I was ...
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What does it take to get software added to FreeBSD ports system? [closed]

What does it take to get software added to FreeBSD official ports system?
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How can I open listen ports on an Amazon EC2 instance?

I'm using Amazon EC2 micro instance with Ubuntu 11.04 on it (official AMI by Canonical). I have created a new security group for this instance: Inbound: 22 (SSH) 0.0.0.0/0 80 (HTTP) 0.0.0.0/0 ...
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What is the range of ports that is usually used in the traceroute command?

I wanted to know if there is a range which is usually used for destination port that is used in traceroute command. Like the starting address for destination port is 33434. but is there some standard ...
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lighttpd cant bind port permission denied

I installed lighttpd, tried to run it service lighttpd start and got error like the one i post below. Please dont give me that crap about needing root (because I am root) or about ports higher than ...
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Why don't p2p connections need open ports?

I mean, if someone is downloading a file from me, doesn't that means that I'm the host and he is connecting to me? Or am I connecting to him? Either way one of us need an open port, no? I don't ...
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Keyboard partially stops working while playing games

I've recently got back into playing some PC games, however yesterday I started experiencing some weird problems. Whenever I'm inside a game, the keyboard either chooses not to work at all, or it ...
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Broken and missing prongs from usb ports

can i get replacement slots that fit in usb ports the prongs are bent and unworking on 1 port and the other came out when charging a device in port.When trying to retrieve it. the pronged plastic ...
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What is USB root hub?

What is a USB root hub? My computer shows three USB Root Hubs in Device Manager. The first USB root hubs show four ports, the second shows three ports and the third shows eight ports are available. ...
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Blocking ports with iptables

I have a server with multiple interfaces (IPs). I'd like to block all ports on one of the IPs (I don't want to change anything for other IPs/interfaces), but allow outgoing connections from it. For ...
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Cross-platform implementation of GNU tools? (Preferably Java)

I'd like to have GNU tools available on multiple platforms, behaving the same. I know there are ports, like http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/, but they are different from what's supported by the linux ...
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Ports for NAT'ed Windows share

Simple question: I have a NATed Linux at home that hosts a couple of samba shares. What Ports should I forward from the router to the Linux box so as to be able to access those shares from the ...
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How can I disable these Windows-specific ports?

Let's see what ports are opened by which processes, taking those that are specific to Windows itself: C:\Windows\system32>netstat -anb Active Connections Proto Local Address Foreign ...
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VPN Incoming Ports

For the past few years, I have been stuck with mobile broadband connections, which block all incoming traffic for all ports. This has made it impossible for me to do things like play multiplayer games ...
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How do I open a port in Ubuntu when

My wireless is listening on 192.168.1.4 SSH is listening on 192.168.1.4:22 No firewall is running TCP wrappers are not configured, I can connect wirelessly to the Internet My kernel logs show that ...
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Use serial port (COM) as LPT1

I have a device that needs to be plugged in to LPT1 to run a legacy software. I am trying to find a workaround to get it running in a latptop (without parallel port, obviously). I have HL-340 ...
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closing open TCP ports under WinXP SP3

I must confess I have not been very security-conscious over the last few years, and I just did an NMAP scan of my computer to see how it was doing. The results amazed me. There were literally ...
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How do I change my SSH *outgoing* port on OSX?

Trying ssh -p 51685 seems to change the port that I'm trying to connect to, not my outgoing port. As does editing ssh_config. I want to change my outgoing port from 22 (which is blocked) to 51685. ...
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How to find exe listening on port?

I try with netstat -ab -p tcp -n and among the results get: TCP 0.0.0.0:47001 0.0.0.0:0 LISTENING Can not obtain ownership information I am running as administrator and ...
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How to change mysql port

I'm using wampserver. And suddenly mysql wouldn't work. I checked curports from nirsoft and it has red highlight on it. What does it mean?How do I solve this so that I could use mysql again. I'm ...
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Accessing non-port80 web server using IPv6

In a normal IPv4 network, I can go into any browser such as Firefox and browse a server on a IPv4 address not hosted on port 80: http://192.168.42.6:8080/ This accesses the server on port 8080 on ...
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Netstat -a command : Difference between 0.0.0.0 and 127.0.0.1

When running netstat -a on my local machine, i see ports on the 0.0.0.0 address listening. I would assume that 0.0.0.0 is my local machine, except that i also see 127.0.0.1 listening to specific ...
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Stealth Ports even while communicating?

I was using a port probing site/program called ShieldsUp! to scan my ports. It reported back that all of my ports were "stealth", and in their words Your system has achieved a perfect "TruStealth" ...
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Port forwarding - ports STILL not open with W7 firewall disabled, and router configured correctly

I am trying to forward some ports to no avail. I have added the range definitions to my routers setup page, as well as W7 firewall (which is now disabled mind you) and it's still coming back as ...
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Which Ports manager to use on FreeBSD? (8.0 and above)

There is no clear answer which one to use on the net. Tried searching but couldn't dig up anything useful. Also, the user manual mentions them altogether, won't list the advantages/disadvantages, ...
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Use default options when compiling ports

I am compiling a few ports on FreeBSD, however during the compiling process I am often greeted with options for the dependencies of the port. This causes the compiling process to pause until I select ...
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Safe to use high port numbers? (re: obscuring web services)

I have a small home network and I'm trying to balance the need for security versus convenience. The safest way to secure internal web servers is to only connect using VPNs but this seems overkill to ...
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Firewall configuration for Windows 7 and the Greenbow VPN client

I'm looking for the correct firewall/router settings to get the Greenbow VPN client to work with Windows 7 64-bit. It never seems to get past phase 1 in the connection process.