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FTP logins from 127.0.0.1?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by movielad, Sep 9, 2004.

  1. movielad

    movielad Well-Known Member
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    Hi,

    I'm just curious to know why I keep seeing messages such as this:

    Sep 9 19:41:12 cpanel proftpd[16683]: cpanel.xxxxx.uk (localhost[127.0.0.1]) - FTP login timed out, disconnected
    Sep 9 19:41:12 cpanel proftpd[16683]: cpanel.xxxxx.uk (localhost[127.0.0.1]) - FTP session closed.
    Sep 9 19:42:12 cpanel proftpd[16710]: cpanel.xxxxx.uk (localhost[127.0.0.1]) - FTP login timed out, disconnected
    Sep 9 19:42:12 cpanel proftpd[16710]: cpanel.xxxxx.uk (localhost[127.0.0.1]) - FTP session closed.

    in my messages log every so often? What process/service causes an FTP login to localhost, and why so regularly?

    Regards,

    Martyn
     
  2. chirpy

    chirpy Well-Known Member

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    It's the chkservd process making sure that the FTP server is up and running :)
     
  3. movielad

    movielad Well-Known Member
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    D'oh! Makes sense. Thanks :)

    Regards,

    Martyn
     
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