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Special Forums IP Networking netstat output Post 302399801 by pludi on Monday 1st of March 2010 03:50:17 PM
Ok, lets take it one column at a time:
  • Proto is the protocol used. tcp and udp should be pretty self-explanatory. icm is short for ICMP, which is a network control protocol (pings use ICMP echo/reply messages). The number at the end specifies if it's IPv4 or IPv6
  • Recv-Q and Send-Q are the receiving and sending queues. If those aren't zero, you're either sending much faster than the other side can read, or you're not reading fast enough yourself.
  • Local Address is the local IP and port used, while Foreign Address is the remote site and port.
  • State is the state (duh) of the connection. LISTEN means there's a local server listening, ESTABLISHED ...well should be clear, CLOSE_WAIT means you're waiting for confirmation that the connection can be closed. For more details, read up on the TCP protocol.
The second part are UNIX domain sockets, which are a kind of IPC, acting like a network socket.
  • The Address is the memory address used
  • The queues mean pretty much the same as above
  • The Inode is just that. In keeping with "everything is a file", UNIX sockets can be addressed via the respective inode on the filesystem
  • Addr is the "address", the "file" used.

For a more in-depth explanation I'd have to read up on it again.
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aa-unconfined - output a list of processes with tcp or udp ports that do not have AppArmor profiles loaded SYNOPSIS
aa-unconfined DESCRIPTION
aa-unconfined will use netstat(8) to determine which processes have open network sockets and do not have AppArmor profiles loaded into the kernel. BUGS
aa-unconfined must be run as root to retrieve the process executable link from the /proc filesystem. This program is susceptible to race conditions of several flavours: an unlinked executable will be mishandled; an executable started before a AppArmor profile is loaded will not appear in the output, despite running without confinement; a process that dies between the netstat(8) and further checks will be mishandled. This program only lists processes using TCP and UDP. In short, this program is unsuitable for forensics use and is provided only as an aid to profiling all network-accessible processes in the lab. If you find any bugs, please report them at <http://>. SEE ALSO
netstat(8), apparmor(7), apparmor.d(5), aa_change_hat(2), and <>. AppArmor 2.7.103 2012-06-28 AA-UNCONFINED(8)

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