[CentOS] Unexpected FTP Activity

Ralph Angenendt ra+centos at br-online.de
Fri Oct 10 15:03:41 UTC 2008


Filipe Brandenburger wrote:
> 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.

Or it's yum-updatesd in action.

Ralph
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