Map port to process

Diez B. Roggisch deets at
Thu Jan 5 17:05:02 CET 2006

py wrote:

> Is there a way in python to figure out which process is running on
> which port?  I know in Windows XP you can run "netstat -o" and see the
> process ID for each open port....but I am looking for something not
> tied to windows particularly, hopefully something in python.
> if not, any known way, such as netstat shown above, for other versions
> of windows (such as 98, 2000) and even linux?

Linux also knows netstat.

And at least with on-board mechanisms (meaning the standard lib), I fear you
can only try and use netstat as subprocess.

I'm not aware of an extension module that does what you want, but I didn't
google for it.


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