Re: Networking terminology

Subject: Re: Networking terminology
From: "Ned Bedinger" <doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2004 11:45:53 -0700



----- Original Message -----
From: <bcliver -at- manu -dot- com>

> In networking, a port is a logical address used by the computer
for
> communications between it and devices. For example, SQL Server
database
> listens on a specific port to accept connections from
applications. (I
> think the default for SQL Server is 1421--can't remember.)
TCP/IP and UDP
> (universal datagram protocol) both piggyback on IP.

FWIW (anybody), a recent IANA list of ports is here:

http://www.iana.org/assignments/port-numbers

>
> At DOS prompt, use the netstat command to view/manage open
ports.

Thank you!


Ned Bedinger
Ed Wordsmith Technical Communications Co.
doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com
http://www.edwordsmith.com
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