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  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2002


    Can anyone tell me what port 100 [newacct] is used for? I scanned a computer that sub/seven scanned me first, and I assume port 100 was open. The entry read: port 100newacct
    [BNC] to access use/pass<password>. I telnetted to it(not to break in, just to mess with them), and I got a password prompt. I assume with the right password I would've been in. I wouldn't look good in prison clothes, so I didn't try. Anyway, what is that port used for? Thanks.
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  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2001
    Well, I'm not sure what it's used for, but I searched google.com and the port definition was:

    newacct 100/tcp [unauthorized use]

    I'm not sure what the 'new account' and 'unauthorized use' means but, sorry. I'm running Windows XP, I scanned my PC but port 100 is closed.

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    What they don\'t understand.
    When we don\'t understand, we turn to our assumptions.\"
    -- William Forrester

  3. #3
    AntiOnline Senior Medicine Man
    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Newacct is the DPCS accounting utility. It is used to change or sets a

    Newacct sets the current account and bank for an interactive
    session. Each session has a current account and bank. At the beginning
    of an interactive session, the session's current account is the owning
    user's default account and its current bank is the owning user's
    default bank.

    newacct 100/tcp [unauthorized use}

    defbank - DPCS accounting utility that changes or sets a user's
    default bank.

    defbank [-v]
    defbank [-v] bank_name
    defbank [-v] -c
    defbank -l [user]

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