[CentOS] Cents OS from Bash Shell

Thu Apr 25 12:16:45 UTC 2013
Mike Burger <mburger at bubbanfriends.org>

I'm all for helping people with their questions and problems...heaven
knows, I've needed my share of help with things, but I don't usually ask
until I've performed some level of research.

Having said that, I hope that you will all accept my apologies for any
interpreted attitude in what follows.

> I want to know the right command to type from a bash shell so that i can
>    1) Check the version of my cent os


>    2)  Check all the open ports (tcp and udp) on my machine


>    3)  Open a specific port say port 3306 so that a  telnet request from a
> remote machiene can be accepted
>   4)  Disable the effect of 3 above in case I want to


> Thanks in anticiaption of your kind responses to the questions above.

You're welcome.
Mike Burger

"It's always suicide-mission this, save-the-planet that. No one ever just
stops by to say 'hi' anymore." --Colonel Jack O'Neill, SG1