How can I stop an active network connection? e.g.,
Active Internet connections (w/o servers)
Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address
tcp 0 0 192.168.0.100:ssh ip-72-55-146-217.:35911
Because barbarians are pounding at my sshd gate again:
. . .
Dec 2 16:41:37 helios sshd: Invalid user chad from 188.8.131.52
Dec 2 16:41:37 helios sshd: pam_unix(sshd:auth): check pass; user
Dec 2 16:41:37 helios sshd: pam_unix(sshd:auth): authentication
failure; logname= uid=0 euid=0 tty=ssh ruser=
Dec 2 16:41:39 helios sshd: Failed password for invalid user chad
from 184.108.40.206 port 42328 ssh2
. . .
I shut down my sshd daemon, but the network bandwidth did not drop. The
active connection went away in the netstat output, which is wrong, and
iftop was able to reveal the still-live connection.
Tong (remove underscore(s) to reply)
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