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Please could some one tell me how to open a port in unix or to check if a port is open.
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Hi,

To check if a port is open you could run the netstat command.

netstat -l shows what processes are listening along with their ports


You could also run nmap on your machine, this will also show whats ports are open.


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Did you mean netstat -n or netstat -an ?

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