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Finding Abusive Users with netstat

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If you run any type of service accessible from the Internet, sooner or later someone will abuse it. You'll notice it by a slow response from your server, increased bandwidth usage, or a total denial of service. You can solve this problem manually each time it happens, or you can write a script that helps identify and block access to the abusers.

Whenever someone makes a connection to your server, the connection can be listed with the netstat command. I will demonstrate how to use this command to locate troublesome users.
 read more | mail this link | score:7642 | -Ray, March 2, 2005
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