how to monitor incoming traffic through a certain port cisco pix 506e

Posted on 2006-11-03
Last Modified: 2013-11-16
is there a way to monitor what ports ppl from the outside world are trying to access from the cisco pix 506e?

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ID: 17869887
All of them. Somebody, somewhere is always scanning your outside interface trying every port.
If you want to be flooded with information, just start logging everything that gets denied by turning on ip audit.
 ip audit attack action alarm  <== send syslog message
 ip audit info action alarm
 ip audit interface outside

sho ip audit interface outside

Author Comment

ID: 17870562
mmm -- i already have my syslog server setup, do i need to tell the pix which syslog server to use with the above commands or will it just take the current ones?

what does sho do?
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ID: 17872364
logging on
logging host

Use these commands and give the ip address in the second command to enable logging onto a syslog client. Get Kiwi Syslog (free) if you don't have one.

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Expert Comment

ID: 17873171
sho = shortcut for show

Author Comment

ID: 18042105
the ip audit interface outside is an invalid command.  i tried ip audit interface outbound which is the name of my interface still no good.
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lrmoore earned 125 total points
ID: 18043139

ip audit interface if_name audit_name

ip audit interface outside info

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