Port 514

Discussion in 'Port Explorer' started by bolleke, Jan 30, 2004.

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  1. bolleke

    bolleke Guest

    By an online check,Port 514 was checked as open.
    Looked it up and Port Explorer came up with: "SHELL-Automatic Process Execution,cmd,RAT:RPC Backdoor,Whacky"
    May I close this Port and how to do that.
  2. Jooske

    Jooske Registered Member

    Feb 12, 2002
    Netherlands, EU near the sea
    Hi Bolleke, if you use Port Explorer you can see which application is using it. I have it for instance on my netcard process and the information manager belonging to it: the one from localhost port 514 to remote localhost port 0, the other the opposite, so no real outside connections and no traffic on them, so i let it be. At the ShielpsUp! pages they're completely stealthed. You could kill the application using it if a suspicious application and see if you can still access internet without pronlems. After a next reboot it should be back if it belongs there.
    Or you can block it from outside traffic in the firewall.
    Can be your dialer too, btw.
  3. bolleke

    bolleke Guest

    Thanks for your reply,Jooske ;you explained everything!
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