What is a udp packet Tags: Firewalls IP UDP Networking Last response: June 13, 2012 12:53 AM in Networking Share Anonymous June 11, 2012 1:27:37 PM Hello, I recently got this on my router Sun, 2012-06-10 08:16:40 - UDP Packet - Source:188.8.131.52 Destination:184.108.40.206 - [PORT SCAN] I do not understand what it is telling me but it seems that some one in Arizona (source IP) is trying to access my machine. Is that true? what do I do about it please More about : udp packet RealBeast June 11, 2012 6:28:46 PM Just run Shields Up to see if you have any open ports: https://www.grc.com/x/ne.dll?bh0bkyd2 Run the all ports choice and if they are all green (stealthed) you are fine, you're not answering any pings. Hawkeye22 June 12, 2012 6:59:00 PM Also, your router log shows it was detected and blocked. It's typical to see a lot of stuff in your router log get blocked. It's just doing it's job. If you don't want to see it, you should be able to filter out those messages. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer c614python June 13, 2012 12:53:48 AM UDP = User Datagram Protocol. Its basically what VOIP uses, or any streaming media. If you block ICMP your router wont respond to ping requests Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumUDP /IP packet question ForumUDP packet being blocked Forumis there a way I can get a site to send UDP packets to me?? Forumudp packets and ftp.nai.com ForumBlocked UDP from same IP ForumToo Many TCP/ UDP In Netstat - Charter Cable Internet ForumLand Attack UDP ? ForumUDP & security ForumPossible to run 10Mbps IP/ UDP over a terminal server? Forumclosing a TCP/ UDP port ForumCommView ( packet Analyzer) and ip address 169.254.x.x ForumWhy IREIKE makes UDP call to next ip-address, port 62516. ForumOutbound UDP 220.127.116.11 to 18.104.22.168 port 3544 ForumPacket Filter Policy is missing ForumExtract data from packet dump (pcap) ForumUDP (incoming and outgoing) on GPRS ForumTCP/IP Packet Filtering ForumRouter Setup ForumWhat is importance of placing the web server between the two routers Forum???WHAT NETWORK CARD SHOULD I GET??? More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !