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Re: Free TCP/IP port numbers?




shawn wilson wrote:
> [...]
> Lastly, certain ports are so old, their intended services shouldn't be
> online anymore (see the first 20 ports or 90-110 - off the top of my
> head - not sitting here and going through them) or if the service
> probably won't be used in ICS or on a box designed to be an internet
> backbone, use one of those.
>
Trouble with ports <1024 is that the process trying to use them will
need root permissions to bind to the port.  This may cause its own
fallout rather than using something in the upper range.

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