[CentOS] rsyslog listening on high port

Thu Sep 6 19:10:01 UTC 2018
Mike Burger <mburger at bubbanfriends.org>

On 2018-09-06 14:06, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> Attempting to lookup why rsyslogd is listening on the high port
> UDP/51427.    Have not succeeded in what this port is used for and what
> directive controls what interface it binds to.
> [root at bedrock ~]# netstat --listen --inet --program --numeric | grep 
> syslog
> udp  0  0*   66655/rsyslogd 


You might want to try running:

lsof -i -P | grep LISTEN | grep :51427

to determine what process is actually listening to that port.
Mike Burger

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