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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Which Powershell Function could check whether a certain port is in LISTENING state on localhost?

Introduction Aim: to check whether a port is in LISTENING state on localhost by using a PowerShell function The following command: New-Object Net.Sockets.TcpClient.Connect("127.0.0.1",10389) ...
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How to block all ports except 80,443 with iptables? [duplicate]

Blocking all ports(in and out) is easy but it's hard with the word "except". I don't know any rules that satisfies the condition. PS: I know this question is nothing new. But in fact, I didn't find ...
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'fail to add torrent' error nexus 5

Trying to use torrent download on nexus 5 modded rom slimkat 4.4. Keep getting error ~ 'falied to add torrent from source target'. Tried using utorrent and ttorrent-lite, and have not had any success. ...
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USB port cut on

I need to use my computer to charge several items. If I leave my computer for any length of time it shuts down Of course the things charging stop the charging process and I have t cut my system back ...
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Port forwarding on Parallel Desktop

My situation is like this. I have a Windows 7 VM run by Parallel Desktop, on which I run ASP.NET on localhost:1240 (Visual Studio development server). Is it possible from my host machine (OSX 10.9) to ...
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Why can I not connect to a reverse SSH tunnel port remotely, even with GatewayPorts enabled?

I require constant SSH access to a host in our department, whose IP address is dynamically allocated. I've set up a remote SSH tunnel from the target host to one of our hosts that does posess a static ...
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Port Forwarding a Specific Port (e.g. 22)

I'm still confused about establishing an SSH connection (port 22) between two computers on different internal networks. For example: I am on my computer with internal IP address IIP-1, connected to ...
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Installing and running two postgresql versions on different ports (or two instances of same server)

I have postgresql 9.1 installed on my machine (Ubuntu). I need another postgresql server that would run next to the old one. Exact version does not matter, but I'm thinking of using 9.2 version. How ...
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UDP port binding to loopback interface

I've been trying to play a video game in multiplayer, but after trying a lot of time, I begun to realize there was some problem with my loopback interface (Windows 7) I have UPnP activated in my ...
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Ubuntu + SSL ports + AVAST

I have an interesting problem with communication via standard SSL ports. Fresh installed Ubuntu 14.04 server + Postfix + Dovecot, SASL authentication provided by Dovecot, self-signed certificate ...
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How to forward blocked ports by ISP

So I've been trying to setup a TeamSpeak 3 server on my pc but ports (9987,10011,30033) are blocked by my ISP, I've contacted them to unblock them but they didn't accept, and it's the fastest ISP in ...
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Can't connect to a game over remote LAN

First of all I want to say that I'm not entirely sure if this question can be asked here. If it can't, then please tell me and I will delete it. There's this game called Killing Floor, which can be ...
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Where to place a port-mirroring switch for home network monitoring

I want to start monitoring traffic that goes in and out of my home network. I'd like to collect information like bandwidth usage and (specifically) HTTP requests from home computers to websites. From ...
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how does the software firewall affect the hardware network card?

I am waking my computer up by sending magic packets. But if I close UDP port 9 from windows firewall, my computers is not booting. And also, the lights on ethernet port are off. It looks little too ...
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Use of ephemeral port for server

In general ephemeral ports are used by clients when establishing connection with the server. For example: Server listens on port 80 A client (browser, FTP client, bittorent client) send a request ...
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How to find which port a service is using by “grep” the result of netstat output on windows 7?

i want to find which port a service is using. i know i can use netstat -anb to show all the protocols and all applications. but how can i filter the result, eg. if the program i'm trying to ...
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How to find what's listening on specific port in Win7?

I'd like to find out what's blocking port 80 on my system. I've found the answer here but... as the result I get "couldn't not determine owner" (or something like that - I use Polish version so exact ...
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Port forwarding with two routers?

Can someone walk me through port forwarding with two routers, I will post screenshots as needed. I've tried many tutorials online and I can't seem to get it to work.
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How do I setup my web browser to default to alternate port for web development

I would like to setup a development copy of my site on another port in order to develop it in exactly the same conditions. Is there a way to setup my browser or is there a browser capable of ...
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net use and Windows 8.1

I have a script that in run by some application. The script adds a shared printer to lpt1 port, then sends a file to it so it get printed then removes the printer from the port: Everything works fine ...
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Windows 8.1 Remote desktop (Android app) Connection error

I am trying to set up remote access from my Android tablet to my notebook with Windows 8.1. I have d-link router DIR-600. I am getting Connection error when trying to log on. My Android tablet is ...
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How do I forward a port accessible to the world on my Mac?

I realize that there's a lot of info out there about port forwarding, but here's my specific situation. I need to use Remote in (via VNC) to my Mac. By default, the Mac Remote Sharing server listens ...
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Hiding port number from address.

I have centos 6.5 running some web apps. Currently due the following port forwarding rules, I am only able to access my public content using 127.0.0.1:8080/ Is there anyone to just use 127.0.0.1 ...
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Problems with opening ports and running listen servers in Red Orchestra (Router keeps restarting)

I'm no stranger to having to open ports, doing it a couple of times on a couple of different routers, and have done it on this router a few times. I'd opened up ports to play Terraria through TShock, ...
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Windows Firewall inbound rules still blocks ports

I applied inbound rules for port: 1935, as well as outbound. When I check on canyouseeme.org, it says it (port 1935) times out. When I completely turn off Windows 7's firewall, it works without a ...
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Opening port 8080 on Windows firewall

I am not sure if I am just missing a trick here and it will be something rather simple, or if I am trying to do something that just isn't going to work.. Anyway, I have an asp.net site and I am using ...
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Blocked port - no process

Working on a Linux Debian machine. When trying to start Tomcat7 a warning about port 80 being block is thrown. Furthermore, the deployed webapps cannot be accessed (404 error). Tried to figure out ...
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Is there any reason to use serial port over parrallel port

Serial Port : Serial communication takes place asynchronously, meaning that no synchronization signal (or clock) is required: the data may be sent at random intervals. In return, the peripheral must ...
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Mozilla opens port on my external IP

Sorry for probably a stupid question, but I didn't a find an answer anywehere else or I didn't look right. I wanted to know why mozilla firefox opens a port on my external IP. When I was looking ...
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Display port numbers and port names

How do I display both port numbers and port names at the same time? I can display the forward port numbers (i.e. 22, 25, 1000, 443, 80) using the following: [root@michaels ~]# iptables -L -n Chain ...
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How to forward a port to a DHCP client?

The following approach works for me. Say my local ip address is 192.168.1.136, I am able to open the port 63102 using the method illustrated in the following image. My issue is, if I configure my ...
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Should a port scan from the WAN side return any open port on a new router (TP-Link ER6020)?

I purchased a new router (TP-Link ER6020), turned it on and connected my computer to it. The router is running in NAT mode, I did not change a setting (despite providing dsl authentication details). ...
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How can I check for externally-open ports on a given server?

I need to programatically determine whether a given port on the server that my script is running on is open from the outside world. I'm working under the assumption that the only reliable way to ...
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Mystery port on my Samsung laptop (NP700Z5C)

What is the port in the picture of my Samsung Series 7 NP700Z5C? It's called a "Display Port" in this image (not from Samsung, admittedly), but it's clearly not (the Samsung documentation even ...
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What ephemeral ports do Steam & Valve games use?

I need to know exactly which ports are ephemeral so that I can create QoS rules. This page doesn't state which are ephemeral. I know that some of those ports such as 28960 are static ephemeral ports. ...
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How to bypass port blocking for p2p network? [closed]

I noticed that my school is now blocking all the ports to prevent p2p network such as torrent downloading. Of course it is against school's policy to bypass it. However I am curious if there is method ...
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Disabling port 80 on Windows Vista

I need my Glassfish application server to use port 80 but it complains that it is already being used. I disabled IIS but port 80 was still in use. When I run some netstats, it shows that port 80 is ...
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Use Router (External) IP Address for Dadicated Server [closed]

Currently i am in India. i have Broad Band Connection. I have TP-link router and i want to use router's external ip address for my dedicated server. Is it possible.? I am java developer not much on ...
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Routing home server through VPN to bypass blocked ports

I am currently running Windows Server 2012 R2 in a virtual machine on an iMac. The server is serving a site using IIS as of now and I would also like to host an email server with it. Now, the problem ...
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How to force a process transmit over UDP instead of TCP?

I 'm running an ffserver process on a Linux machine, in order to achieve video streaming via ffmpeg. However, there is a delay on video streaming. On ffserver configuration file I define Port 8090. ...
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Cannot Delete Unwanted COM ports - Windows 7

I recently installed a Cannon wireless printer for temporary use, the drivers of which set nearly all my COM ports to be constantly in-use (an occasionnal bug noted in the ReadMe after installation ...
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Ran “network restart”, netstat shows no open ports, server still says port is in use

I am doing some web development in django (python). The program runs it's own development server on port 8000. I turned off the server and now need to restart it, but I'm getting an "Error: That port ...
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Linux distribution detection with Nmap

When I run Nmap with OS detection it delivers the kernel version of the Linux host instead of the name of the Distribution. Nessus does Os detection based on banners ...
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Observing Output Current/Voltage from USB Port

I am working on a project where i am required to observe the current draw from a circuit. In a lab, I have access to power supply/multimeter and can easily check how much current is being drawn from ...
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Reset a single USB port

I have some USB devices, that sometimes need to be physically removed and plugged back in. They are mostly USB mobile broadband devices. For some cases I only have to unplug the device and put it back ...
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Should I run my small website in port 80, 8080, or 81?

I am running a small website using nginx. Since there's (probably) not going to be a lot of traffic in my server's lifespan and to avoid random DoS attacks, I am considering setting the web server to ...
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Killing daemon and closing port without ability to use 'lsof'

I have an application that spits out the time when it is requested from a client. I don't have permissions to use port 13, so I put it on a really high-numbered port. Now I can't kill that port, and I ...
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Communicating with the LPT port through USB adapter

I have a proprietary hardware which accepts input on the parallel port. The problem is the PC which needs to communicate with the hardware doesn't have a parallel port and I can't change it's ...
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Is it possible to take away tcp port which is already listened by another program

Is it possible that some program B can take away port which is already in use (listened) by program A. Should the program A (server whitch is listening some port) actually check the port status after ...
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Open ports 8456, 8832, and 54321 on my wifi router

Ran a port scan against my WiFi router (Trendnet TEW-633GR), found this: PORT STATE SERVICE 80/tcp open http 8456/tcp open unknown 8832/tcp open unknown 54321/tcp open unknown Port 80 ...