A port provides a location for an application to interface with the network. If there is no application that is listening at a particular point, data sent there will never be used.

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How can I get my webpage up and running when port 80 is not working (or how can I fix it)?

I am trying to run a webpage outside of my local network using apache on Ubuntu 10.04. My webpage currently loads within my local network, so I know it's working, but it does not work outside of the ...
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Something is using port 80 and I can't figure out what [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find exe listening on port? What is using port 80? I need to setup a local webserver that I made and bind it to 127.0.0.1:80. However, I can't seem to figure out ...
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What is Adobe Server 3?

My nmap scan revealed the port with adobeserver3 label (TCP 3703). What is Adobe Server 3, and what does it do?
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What service uses UDP port 1049

Just curious: nmap scan shows me the UDP port 1049 open, and label it as td-postman. What could be using the UDP port 1049? (search on td-postman reveals me some vpmn stuff and searching it by that ...
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Can port numbers of SSL connections be sniffed?

I know that using SSL doesn't stop third parties from seeing what you're connecting to. Does it also not protect against third parties seeing what port you're connecting on?
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Transferring NMap scans between machines

Anyone know if its possible to halt a running nmap scan and for another scan on a different machine to 'pick up where it left off'?
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Nmap -oG output

I've read about the -oG and tried it out, but it seems to not to working for me... SO basically I'm trying to scan for a port range, lets say for example 2.8.0.0 – 2.15.255.255 and for a list of for ...
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Emulate Port Blocking on Airport Extreme

I'm trying to restrict all the computers on a network to only be able to use OpenDNS so I can manage what sites they are allowed to access. I can't really do this by locking users out of the network ...
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How can I start a WAMP and MySQL on the same computer? [closed]

I am creating a web page for my WoW server. If I start a WAMP and then open the web page, there is an error shown in the upper left corner: Error: Unable to connect to MySQL server. MySQL reported:...
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Localhost not recognized in windows 7 machine

I have IIS installed on my windows 7 machine. But when I try to browse the localhost I am getting 404. I tried to put netstat and I see Proto Local Address Foreign Address State ...
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Apache access outside local network

I have an Apache Web Server on my computer (192.168.0.115) inside a local network. I have set port forwarding on router DIR-300 to redirect traffic on ports 80 and 443 to 192.168.0.115. People outside ...
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How to open a port via password in linux server?

I have a Linux server and I want to connect to it with a remote computer, how can I put a password for more security please? I use netcat to connect to my server ! thanks a lot ...
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TCP connection to my host's public IP address using Linux netcat

I need to make a TCP connection to my machine through an application that needs only the public IP address and port to connect. I have been able to do it in Windows, but I need to do it in Linux also....
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LAN IP being appended with port from router's port forwarding after Wordpress install

I've never run across this before... I've been messing with different apache servers at home while at work. Before I got the proxypass working, I needed to be able to hit server number two from ...
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Enabling MS Security Essentials blocks port web server

I notice when I enable "real-time production" in MS Security Essentials that my web-service (on port 80) is blocked from outside my machine. I can still access it locally, even with my network IP. ...
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Program to record data transmission between two computers using a TCP port

I am looking for a way to view data being transmitted over a TCP port between two computers. Is there a software package that allows this? I suppose I could script something to re-route data coming ...
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Port 1111 revealed to be listening on actiontec dsl modem

So my question is much like this one, Port scan revealed port 1111 open. What is it?, but I wasn't able to investigate with the same techniques suggested here, because the device runs busybox. for ...
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How do I forward port 139 on Windows 7 using SSH on a loopback adapter?

I'd like to be able to connect from a Windows 7 machine to a Linux box running Samba. I export shares from the Windows machine, so turning off file sharing isn't an option. I've installed a loopback ...
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How to know which port is busy or free on Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I see all active connections? I have some conflict of ports and my WampServer didn't work, so I have to know which port is used. Is there a command line command ? ...
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Port scan revealed port 1111 open. What is it?

I am new to systems administration and have a new server running a website with http (at port 80), https (at port 443) and ssh (at port 22). I did an nmap port scan using my personal laptop and other ...
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Do hotels block certain ports? [closed]

I'm on vacation this week and I'm trying to access my home DVR camera system (Bunker Hill DVR) from the hotels I've been staying at. Unfortunately, I have not been able to access them successfully. I ...
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Port Scan: What is “netvenuechat”?

I was doing a quick port scan at work (Nmap 6, OS X 10.6.8), and I noticed that nearly all of the computers around me were running a service called "netvenuechat" on Port 1023. Although I've searched ...
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Opening firewall to incoming port 443

I recently set up the ufw firewall on a Linux machine so that outgoing connections are allowed, incoming connections are denied, and denied connections are logged. This seems to work fine for most ...
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Can a router create its own port forwarding rules?

Bit of an interesting situation here. Several of us work in a small office, of which only a few people have access to the router. While setting up a Minecraft server the other day, my friend noticed ...
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How to show closed ports in NMap?

Any way to make NMap list the closed ports (I've tried -vvvv, etc.)? The filtered ones?
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Opening a specific port on Mac

I need to open a specific port on my mac client (because when I try to connect from server it says "target machine actively refused it ").My problem though is I cannot find a way to add a specific ...
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Is it possible to bind multiple, simulated devices to SNMP port 161?

I am attempting to simulate multiple SNMP agents on my computer. I am using this software to try and accomplish this. From the program's description: Verax SNMP agent simulator is a tool that can ...
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How to 'safely' download mail from hotel / airport free wifi? [closed]

I've a mail client setted with IMAP that try to download using 993 or 143 port. In a lot of hotel i can't download my mail . My question is: generally, do free wifi allow using 993 or 143 port ? How ...
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Using tor behind a proxy when just port 80 is open

I'm wondering if anybody could help me to connect to tor behind a proxy when just port 80 is open. thanks
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Why do I see router and not my real IIS?

I am trying to access IIS through web but unable to do so. Basically I have a router (which functions as router and modem) that is given by ISP and I have another router connected to the router given ...
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Why do I see router and not my real IIS? [duplicate]

I am trying to access IIS through web but unable to do so. Basically I have a router (which functions as router and modem) that is given by ISP and I have another router connected to the router given ...
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Disconnect a Program from its Socket or Port in Windows 7

I am working on a hack for internal purposes whereby I want to disconnect a program from it's socket without killing the process. For example, program A (running xxx.exe) is running on port 50000 and ...
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Make a program use other ports

My school network is behind a very strict firewall, and I can't connect my e-mail and other programs. Are there any ways to avoid this problem?
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Run JBoss on all interfaces (was: “Open port 8080 on Ubuntu”)

I'm running the JBoss webserver on my ubuntu (10.10 64bit) machine and I'd like to access it from another machine. If I open localhost:8080 in the browser on my local machine it works. However, from ...
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JBoss/Torquebox - How to set to listen to port 80

I am now trying to deploy my Rails application to Torquebox 2.0.3 on Ubuntu Server 11.04. Now it's correctly deployed , I could visit the application on port 8080. but I could not configure the server ...
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology (IRST): puzzled over port number assignements

I am using the tool Intel Rapid Storage Technology (IRST) v9.6.61001 to display the current status of several disks that are built-in and/or connected to a Lenovo W701 Model 4323. The status window ...
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Forwarding <my ip>:<port> to localhost:80/dir/ (apache)

Hello again StackExchange! First post on Superuser. I've installed apache and PHP on my computer and it works just fine when i enter "localhost" on my computer. But what i want, is when someone types ...
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Port COM Setting & Configuration

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T61 laptop. I had to wipe my hard drive clean and re-loaded window xp. Under "My device manager" I can see Ports (COM & LPT), under this the printer LPT3 port is fine, ...
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FlashFXP asking to connect to unknown remote address

I installed Agnitum Outpost firewall which tells me about every connection happening on every port. When I try to connect to my FTP server on port 21 (hosted on mediatemple.com), I get an outgoing ...
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TCP port prioritizing on switch/router (QoS)

I have some HP ProCurve series Switch. There is a QoS option for prioritize traffic by TCP/UDP port. I set two ports: one with highest priority and another with lowest. Then I performed tests to ...
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Duplicate/Reroute port to another port

I'm running a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine and was curious on if there is any software out there that would allow me to open port 3307 and route any data sent to it to port 3306. For example, if I'm ...
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Does port forwarding a port on one computer expose other computers in the network as well?

I have read that port forwarding exposes your computer to security breaches. Does port forwarding a port on one computer expose other computers in the network as well?
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Setting Up No-IP to talk to my site

I'm doing my head in here, was hoping someone could help me. I'm trying to setup my web server at home. It has a static ip of 192.168.1.8. I've setup IIS on Windows 7 and am hosting my site on port ...
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Mail ports doesn't seem to work under squid proxy

I have used the following commands acl Safe_ports port 25 # smtp acl Safe_ports port 110 # pop3 But when i configured my mail account in my client's machine it doesn't seem to work....
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Port 8731 works internally, not externally. Win 7 + XAMPP

I have a web service which needs to run on port 8731. I'm running Windows 7 x64 with XAMPP. For privacy sake, let's assume my public facing IP, seen on whatismyip.com, is 123.456.78.90: http://192....
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Dual Monitors with DisplayPort and DVI-D

I have a Dell Optiplex 990 with an AMD Radeon HD 6670 graphics card. I would like to use my two Dell UltraSharp U2711 monitors in a dual configuration with my computer. Both monitors have a single ...
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Rerouting Ports for a Gameserver

I want to redirect a port, so say all traffic coming in on subdomain.xyz.com:2233 is rerouted to an ip 10.13.15.34:3344 (for example) I have access to an ubuntu box if needed, and access to xyz.com's ...
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Mac OS X report via e-mail when a connection is done to specific ports (open in Firewall)

I have ports open on a Mac for specific services. Is there a way to have the OS report through e-mail (Smtp) once a connection is established to one of the ports of interest?
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What is hosts2-ns

I just did a portscan on my parents router from the outside with nmap. (outside means I ssh'ed to my server and nmap'ed back to the routers external ip from that server) ~ $ sudo nmap -Pn xx.xx.xx....
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Why does google chrome need so many ports open?

I just did a port check with CPorts and I find that google chrome has so many local ports open in the range of 7713 - 7794. They are all connects to 80 or 443 on the other end. Why does google ...