open port

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  1. Rita

    Rita Infrequent Poster

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    can anyone tell me how to close an open port?
    thanks
    Rita
     
  2. gkweb

    gkweb Expert Firewall Tester

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    Hi,

    basically a port open is a service or an application listening on it, binded to it.
    So to close a port, you have to close the associated application/service.

    If you can't close it (used for instance by required services), use a firewall to block accesses to it.

    regards,

    gkweb.
     
  3. Rita

    Rita Infrequent Poster

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    hi
    thanks for the reply i appreciate it
    Rita
     
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    hello paranoid
    thank you for the link ill check it out right now
    appreciate it
    Rita
     
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