[SunHELP] Loopback traffic

Will McDonald wmcdonald at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 11:05:58 CST 2006

On 10/02/06, Brigance, Leslie V, WCS <lbrigance at att.com> wrote:
> Could someone (or several someones) help me in my ignorance here?
> What would cause so much traffic on the loopback port?
> This machine was rebooted on Jan 21.
> Machine name was obviously changed to hostname.

What's running on the box? Specifically what's listening for
connections on the loopback?

netstat -ln
netstat -a | grep LIST

If you're doing something like running a database and app server on
the same machine and the app's configured to talk to the DB via


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