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What does Msgsrvr do?


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#1 djzingo

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 09:21 AM

Hi. I'm having a task in a computer security class in school where I'm supposed to scan a host for open ports in order to find out what services is being run there. I have found out (among other things) that the scanned host has an open port 8787 and "Msgsrvr" is being run there. What is it, and is it a potential security risk i.e should the port be blocked by the scanned host? 

 

I have search internet for a while now and could't find out any relevant information. =)

 

Thanks.



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Posted 18 February 2014 - 10:26 AM

Port 8787 - msgsrvr - Message Server
Port 8787 Details
Information on Port 8787/udp

Msgsrvr Port 8787
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