Posted on 2004-08-29
Here's my problem. I'm running FreeBSD 4.10 stable, the only applications I'm running on this box is PostgreSQL DBMS, MySQL, Apache, and Tomcat. I have one web application I got running.
My main concern is when I run netstat, I get this line below:
Local Address Foreign Address (state)
bruno.1132 mc1.bay6.hotmail.smtp SYN_SENT
I ran it a number of times and it changed a bit but still points to blah.hotmail.smtp. How can I find out exactly what this is? I assume that somehow some program maybe using my machine to send spam or outgoing mails. I configure the firwall to block incoming smtp and pop request, but it still shows up.
Does anyone got an idea what this is, I don't want this running because I don't know what it is?