Forbidden listening TCP ports (UNIX)

Module: Network Integrity

This check reports TCP ports that are listening and are considered forbidden. Use the check's name list to specify port numbers that should be considered forbidden. This check is not supported on AIX versions prior to 4.3.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for Forbidden listening TCP ports

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: Change Notification

UNIX (6453)

Title: Forbidden listening TCP port

Description:The named listening TCP port is forbidden and should be disabled.

Severity: red-4

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

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