Show which programs are listening on TCP ports

netstat -tlpn
Alternative: ss -tlpn
Sample Output
Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address           Foreign Address         State       PID/Program name
tcp        0      0   *               LISTEN      14139/nginx -g daem
tcp        0      0    *               LISTEN      14139/nginx -g daem

By: maxo
2019-03-21 07:51:20

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What Others Think

I find it easiest to remember the switches as "plant" netstat -plant The a show servers as well as established connections.
john6of6 · 141 weeks ago
I prefer to use '-natp' option ordering, because i can easily remember it (netstat NAT-p is burnt into my mind), but plant is great too, i may start using that when i only need listening ports. Funny how important the option ordering is when memorizing them, I'd never realized until now netstat -natp
LeetCodes · 139 weeks and 6 days ago
You made it look easy! :)
geebranz · 29 weeks and 5 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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