[OS X TeX] Leopard 10.5.1
bhh at xs4all.nl
Sat Nov 17 02:39:43 EST 2007
On 16 Nov 2007, at 22:58, Robert Bruner wrote:
> Berend said:
>> I'm glad that stealth mode is enabled; it appears that some machine
>> is attempting to connect to TCP.
>> This seems to be happening quite regularly.
> What sort of monitoring tools do you use to see this?
> In my old Linux days, I just kept a window running
> tail -f /var/adm/messages (if I recall correctly) and
> saw many login attempts. But that was pretty crude
> and Mac OS X seems to log things differently.
I got there doing
System Preferences, Security, Firewall, Advances, Open Log
This starts Console and it shows you the log of the Apple firewall.
The log apparently is /var/log/appfirewall.log
You can also start Console directly.
Yesterday I saw a lot of the following
Nov 16 22:33:36 Macintosh Firewall: Stealth Mode connection
attempt to TCP 10.0.0.1:53295 from 126.96.36.199:80
I'm sure that real Unix and Linux people can come up with more
I use http://www.grc.com/default.htm to test the firewall.
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