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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by `joshua`, Jun 18, 2005.

  1. `joshua`

    `joshua` Active Member

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    Hello All Forum Users,

    I checked my /var/log/message and see tons of these in there,

    Jun 17 14:16:45 Cobra pure-ftpd: (?@127.0.0.1) [INFO] New connection from 127.0.0.1
    Jun 17 14:16:45 Cobra pure-ftpd: (?@127.0.0.1) [INFO] Logout.
    Jun 17 14:16:45 Cobra pure-ftpd: (?@127.0.0.1) [INFO] New connection from 127.0.0.1
    Jun 17 14:16:45 Cobra pure-ftpd: (?@127.0.0.1) [INFO] Logout.
    Jun 17 14:16:45 Cobra pure-ftpd: (?@127.0.0.1) [INFO] New connection from 127.0.0.1
    Jun 17 14:16:45 Cobra pure-ftpd: (?@127.0.0.1) [INFO] Logout.
    Jun 17 14:16:45 Cobra pure-ftpd: (?@127.0.0.1) [INFO] New connection from 127.0.0.1
    Jun 17 14:16:45 Cobra pure-ftpd: (?@127.0.0.1) [INFO] Logout.


    anyway to fix this?
     
  2. dalem

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    its chkservd checking that your FTP server is up its normal
     
  3. `joshua`

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    [127.0.0.1]) - FTP session opened.
    [127.0.0.1]) - FTP session closed.


    this is the output of proftpd, and i mean they are TONS of them. that is normal as well right?/... and are they anyway to stop this?>. or just leave it alone?.. its gonna in time fill up alot of logs... any suggestions on this?.. running CentOS 3.5 with Cpanel/WHM
     
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    should connect every 7 minutes and from what you posted above you are running pure FTP
     
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    i switched after the first post... soo this is all normal.. and there is no way to slow it down or even stop it.. cause in time this is gonna make a big lot of files just with that.
     
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    its noramal "thats what log rotation is for :) "

    if you want to stop chkservd from checking your FTP server

    rm /etc/chkserv.d/proftp

    service chkservd restart
     
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