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Why do I need to kill a process before I use proftpd?

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by thedust2010, Jun 1, 2006.

  1. thedust2010

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    Every time our server restarts we can't log in to FTP on our web server. To fix the problem, I use the command:

    netstat -pant

    Then I'll see a list of active processes:

    tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:143 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 2102/couriertcpd
    tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:111 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 1946/portmap
    tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:465 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 2230/xinetd
    tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:21 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 2230/xinetd
    tcp 0 0 206.57.25.70:53 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 2176/named
    tcp 0 0 206.57.25.69:53 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 2176/named

    I'll then kill the process that is using port 21:

    kill 2230

    And then everything works fine. But why is this?? Anyone know why this is happening?
     
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