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Re: [SLUG] what are nmbd connections doing ?
- To: "Mike Lake" <Mike.Lake@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] what are nmbd connections doing ?
- From: "Jon Austin" <admin@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Aug 27 12:31:01 2001
- Cc: <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Aug 27 21:32:51 b4114a nmbd: connect from 188.8.131.52
> So I looked up service 220 from /etc/services and got this:
nmbd refers to
So nmbd would have been running with a PID of 220.
> So have I got this right? My NetBios name daemon has had a connection
> request from 184.108.40.206 and it HAS allowed that connection.
> How does this relate to the imap mail service? I dont really know what
> NetBIOS does.
No relation, just confusion over Process ID / Port numbers.
jon@devserver:~$ cat /etc/services|grep netbios-ns
netbios-ns 137/tcp # NETBIOS Name Service
I would remove nmbd (which is part of Samba - an implementation
of the Windows 'file/printer sharing' service) if you are not using it.