[CentOS] Unexpected FTP Activity

Filipe Brandenburger filbranden at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 14:15:10 UTC 2008


Hi,

On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 10:06, Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED
<m_d_berger_1900 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Since I put my new Centos box on the net, it frequently
> tr1es to make ftp contact with IP address 64.90.181.77 .

This is a CentOS repository mirror:
http://mirror.nyi.net/centos/

Your box is connecting to that site to get security updates. If it's
doing that without you knowing, it's probably because yum is
configured to do that automatically in cron.

HTH,
Filipe


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