FTP session opened message

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asked Jan 29, 2013 in General by dolphin111 (320 points)
Hi there
I have the following messages in my FTP log file
var/log/messages/

Jan  28 23:14:48 mydrug proftpd[16720]: 92.f0.84ae.static.theplanet.com (222.186.22.59[222.186.22.59]) - FTP session opened.
Jan  28 23:14:50 mydrug proftpd[16721]: 92.f0.84ae.static.theplanet.com (222.186.22.59[222.186.22.59]) - FTP session opened.
Jan  28 23:14:51 mydrug proftpd[16722]: 92.f0.84ae.static.theplanet.com (222.186.22.59[222.186.22.59]) - FTP session opened.
What does this mean and how can I remove it?
thanks

1 Answer

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answered Jan 29, 2013 by TopNet (10,360 points)
Hi,

This seems  like a port scan. Simply change the below  value to 30 or you can a lower the value in proftpd.conf file.
MaxInstances 30
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