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Lists all listening ports together with the PID of the associated process

Terminal - Lists all listening ports together with the PID of the associated process
netstat -anpe
2011-12-06 18:27:09
User: anarcat
Functions: netstat
Lists all listening ports together with the PID of the associated process

Lists all opened sockets (not only listeners), no DNS resolution (so it's fast), the process id and the user holding the socket.

Previous samples were limiting to TCP too, this also lists UDP listeners.


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
lsof -Pan -i tcp -i udp
2010-06-07 15:22:44
User: atoponce
Tags: netstat lsof

This command is more portable than it's cousin netstat. It works well on all the BSDs, GNU/Linux, AIX and Mac OS X. You won't find lsof by default on Solaris or HPUX by default, but packages exist around the web for installation, if needed, and the command works as shown. This is the most portable command I can find that lists listening ports and their associated pid.

netstat -plnt
2011-09-30 19:56:32
User: DopeGhoti
Functions: netstat

While `lsof` will work, why not use the tool designed explicitly for this job?

(If not run as root, you will only see the names of PID you own)

netstat -nptl
2009-12-11 10:23:43
User: sputnick
Functions: netstat

Alternative of OJM snippet :

This one show the IP too, where ports bind. It's very important, because if there's only instead of, connections from internet are rejected.

netstat -tunlp
2010-06-07 13:26:05
User: ender_x
Functions: netstat
Tags: netstat

Shows you all listening tcp/udp ports, and what program has them open(depending on rights)

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