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  1. #1
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    Feb 2009

    Need help closing ports

    I want to know how Ican closed ports ftp-21\http-80\and ports 23\25\79\143\443

    I hope to see answer soon

  2. #2
    Gonzo District BOFH westin's Avatar
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    Jan 2006
    SW MO
    Wow. On what?

    The fastest way, without even knowing what it is, would be to turn it off.
    \"Those of us that had been up all night were in no mood for coffee and donuts, we wanted strong drink.\"


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    Senior Member nihil's Avatar
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    Jul 2003
    United Kingdom: Bridlington
    Well, "ports" aren't like portholes or doors, that is, a physical phenomena that you can close. They are actually communications routes and are "opened" by services or applications that want to use them.

    That gives you two basic options:

    1. Close the application or service that wants to use the port, so it does not get opened.

    2. Use a firewall to block/filter it.

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