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tcp6 on Freebsd

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by jackie46, Jun 14, 2006.

  1. jackie46

    jackie46 BANNED

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    On my Freebsd box, we have DUPLICATE ports listening, both tcp4 and tcp6 listening by default. Is tcp6 really necessary and is it ok to turn off in the kernel or in rc.conf????

    tcp6 0 0 *.21 *.* LISTEN
    tcp4 0 0 *.21 *.* LISTEN
    tcp4 0 0 *.26 *.* LISTEN
    tcp6 0 0 *.26 *.* LISTEN
    tcp4 0 0 *.25 *.* LISTEN
    tcp6 0 0 *.25 *.* LISTEN
    tcp4 0 0 *.3306 *.* LISTEN
    tcp4 0 0 *.110 *.* LISTEN
    tcp6 0 0 *.110 *.* LISTEN
    tcp4 0 0 *.995 *.* LISTEN
    tcp6 0 0 *.995 *.* LISTEN
    tcp4 0 0 *.143 *.* LISTEN
    tcp6 0 0 *.143 *.* LISTEN
    tcp4 0 0 *.993 *.* LISTEN
    tcp6 0 0 *.993 *.* LISTEN
    tcp4 0 0 *.2084 *.* LISTEN
    tcp4 0 0 *.6666 *.* LISTEN
    tcp4 0 0 *.2096 *.* LISTEN
    tcp4 0 0 *.2087 *.* LISTEN
    tcp4 0 0 *.2083 *.* LISTEN
    tcp4 0 0 *.80 *.* LISTEN
    tcp4 0 0 *.443 *.* LISTEN
    tcp4 0 0 *.465 *.* LISTEN
    tcp6 0 0 *.465 *.* LISTEN
     
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