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Re: A Few Questions



Tim wrote:

>> Pick a different port, yet again.  Pick something like eighty-thousand,
>> it's unlikely to be blocked, nor be found so easily be nosey parkers
>> probing your ports.

James Wilkinson wrote:

> Well, it's unlikely to be blocked, all right, but I don't think it will
> work: RFC 793 specifies ports as being 16 bits, which means the highest
> port number is 65535.

Hmm, yes... suggested that without engaging brain properly.  You really
do need to pick something a bit lower.  ;-)

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