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Old 03-19-2009
Question Unknown open port: "6881/tcp open bittorrent-tracker" found with nmap

Hi. I ran nmap on my server, and I get the following:

Code:
Starting Nmap 4.76 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2009-03-19 16:33 EDT
Interesting ports on -------- (-----):
Not shown: 997 closed ports
PORT     STATE SERVICE
22/tcp   open  ssh
80/tcp   open  http
6881/tcp open  bittorrent-tracker

The first two are as I want, but I am not running anything bittorrent related (at least I'm not intending to). What tool can I use to manage my open ports or see what processes are causing this?

I'm running Debian 2.6.18-6 (powerpc)

Thanks for any help!


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EDIT: Solved! I was running nmap on the router, not the server itself. Someone using a computer locally was running Bittorrent. Silly me.

Last edited by Rledley; 03-19-2009 at 10:06 PM.. Reason: Solved

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XSetPointerMapping(3X11)					     MIT X11R4						  XSetPointerMapping(3X11)

Name
       XSetPointerMapping, XGetPointerMapping - manipulate pointer settings

Syntax
       int XSetPointerMapping(display, map, nmap)
	  Display *display;
	  unsigned char map[];
	  int nmap;

       int XGetPointerMapping(display, map_return, nmap)
	  Display *display;
	  unsigned char map_return[];
	  int nmap;

Arguments
       display	 Specifies the connection to the X server.

       map	 Specifies the mapping list.

       map_return
		 Returns the mapping list.

       nmap	 Specifies the number of items in the mapping list.

Description
       The function sets the mapping of the pointer.  If it succeeds, the X server generates a event, and returns Element map[i] defines the logi-
       cal button number for the physical button i+1.  The length of the list must be the same as would return, or a error results.  A zero ele-
       ment disables a button, and elements are not restricted in value by the number of physical buttons.  However, no two elements can have the
       same nonzero value, or a error results.	If any of the buttons to be altered are logically in the down state, returns and the mapping is
       not changed.

       can generate a error.

       The function returns the current mapping of the pointer.  Pointer buttons are numbered starting from one.  returns the number of physical
       buttons actually on the pointer.  The nominal mapping for a pointer is map[i]=i+1.  The nmap argument specifies the length of the array
       where the pointer mapping is returned, and only the first nmap elements are returned in map_return.

Diagnostics
       Some numeric value falls outside the range of values accepted by the request.
		 Unless a specific range is specified for an argument, the full range defined by the argument's type is accepted. Any argument
		 defined as a set of alternatives can generate this error.

See Also
       XChangeKeyboardControl(3X11), XChangeKeyboardMapping(3X11)
       X Window System: The Complete Reference, Second Edition, Robert W. Scheifler and James Gettys

															  XSetPointerMapping(3X11)

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