RE: Exceeded Number of Connections

Duane Schaub ( )
Fri, 06 Mar 1998 09:30:30 -0600

How did you do your packet sniffing?

At 10:44 PM 3/4/98 -0500, you wrote:
>At 11:47 AM 3/2/98 -0600, you wrote:
>>I am back in with a single connection right now. I look under the activity
>>window and see several processes that I am almost sure are not running. It
>>shows logins as probe (??), radius (several processes under this single
>>login, yet no radius is running), sa(my current login) and system with 4
>>processes running. How do I find exactly the number of connections, then
>>how do I terminate them cleanly? Dale??? Kurt????
>We had a hacker trying to get in as user 'probe' for a while. Strangly
>enough it was right after my first couple of posts to this mailing list.
>Usually that's a name used for replication but I did some packet sniffs and
>tracked it to an IP address of another machine that wasn't ours.
>Be very careful when you see login attempts you can't account for. Check the
>error log, look at everything.
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