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 to Password Protect USB Ports?

Is there a way to Password Protect the USB Ports in Windows 8 so that every time a USB is inserted a prompt comes out asking for a password before it can be used on the PC ? Is this possible without ...
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Why is my system using port 4?

I have Windows 7 and have noticed that my system is using port 4 to connect to a lot of different IP addresses. When it connects to them it is not for very long before it moves to another IP address. ...
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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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Cannot access Mongodb from internet

I am using Mongodb database ,which is installed with the ip address 126.22.252.25. The Ubuntu version info is 12.04.3 LTS. My Mongodb uses the default 27017 port. On this local machine I can use ...
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Apache wont start, port 80 in use by a system process, found baiduspider

Ok so I have uninstalled IIS on my windows server and decided to try Xampp to host my domains. Port 80 is in use and I have tried all of the fixes that I have came across for the past 2 days. I was in ...
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Multiple SSH ports for Synology Diskstation DSM 5.1

I have a Synology Diskstation that I recently upgraded to DSM 5.1 (5004). I previously had my system configured to allow connections on both port 22 and port 10000. After the upgrade, it appears that ...
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Make application use specific network interface

I have an openvpn connection and I need it to work only for one application, this app uses an specific local port. I used route-nopull on my openvpn config file and then: ip route add default via ...
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What's the netstat command to get the process name and only for a specific port?

I'm using netstat on Windows 7, I would like to get only the process which are using the port 80 and to get also the name of the process. Not only the PID. I've found this solution to add the process ...
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Nmap shows 554 and 7070 open on EVERY machine even when they are closed/filtered

Every single machine I scan shows port 7070 and port 554 as open regardless if the ports are closed/filtered. It will still show those two ports as open even if the target is offline (and the scan is ...
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opened port on router for java socket

I am trying to make a peer to peer application and I want a port to exchange connection information and I want to ensure that this port would not be closed from the firewall on the way between peers ...
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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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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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USB hub assigning random com ports when Windows 7 PC or USB Hub are rebooted

I have four hardware devices that are plugged in through a self powered USB hub. Currently the devices are assigned COM1 COM2 COM3 COM4 through device manager as hoped. However, when rebooting the ...
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TCP/UDP ports that cannot be bound (permission error), but don't show up in netstat

When attempting to listen on certain TCP or UDP ports, I get weird error messages regarding permissions (or generic messages, depending on the program used to bind). The message in German is "Der ...
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Windows 7 - Can't get response from local servers after restart - Always timeouts

After a long uptime and the installation of some Windows Updates no local server is working. My development system is a Windows 7 x64 Professional installation. I had a full working XAMPP set-up ...
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Restricted ports to non-admins on Windows 7

I work in a restrictive desktop/network environment and I am not an admin on my laptop. The ports available to me are limited. E.g. when I tried running Tomcat, the system refused to open a socket ...
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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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Macports gives “sudo: cannot get working directory” error, then fails

Macports doesn't work: sudo: cannot get working directory shell-init: error retrieving current directory: getcwd: cannot access parent directories: No such file or directory error getting working ...
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Would an USB external graphic card disable the on-board graphic card?

I am trying to connect my Dell Slim Studio 540S with 3 monitors. Would an USB external graphic card like this Sewell USB to Display (video) disable the on-board graphic card in the Dell Slim Studio ...
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Failed to open my port for upload purpose \ UTorrent

when doing the download\upload test in UTorrent program it claims my port is not open (Default 17690). After I plugged my machine directly to the modem (suspect of port forwarding not working), after ...
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MySQL error 2003

I have PC with MySQL running on it (on localhost), there is also Java App, that uses db and connects to MySQL without problem, but when I try to connect via command line(cmd) I get this message: ...
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How to invoke Privoxy?

I have installed Privoxy on Windows 7 64-bit and by searching through it's docs I have found that i need to enter some command line arguments to install the Privoxy service. Now, where and how do I ...
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PF: Can't open port on OS X

Have troubles opening the port 9 on os x 10.10.3 yousemite using pf firewall. I want to do this for being able to get wake-on-lan packets to this port. I assume that for WoL to work the port (on the ...
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Set up wake-on-lan for mac os x via Actiontec T1200H Router: Ports 7 and 9 are closed

I've got two macs connected to home wireless network via Actiontec T1200H Router. Both macs support Wake on Wireless (in About this Mac-->System Report-->Network-->Wi-fi-->Wake On Wireless: ...
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MySQL: Port issues on an domain network setup

I am looking for options to have a MySQL server on corporate environment where opening a port in the Windows Firewall is quite difficult (a lot of red tape). At this point I am not looking to have a ...
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change audio output ports from mic to front

Lately my front audio jack has died. The microphone jacks still works seamlessly and I would like to remap the front speakers output to the microphone if it is possible. I use Ubuntu and I have Aspire ...
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How can I open ports on my Linksys RV082 router?

I bought a Linksys RV082 small business router. It's a nice 8-port wired router with a lot of configuration options, and so far it's working pretty well. One of my computers on the LAN is a server ...
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Monitor switch traffic load on specific port (CISCO managed switch)

For troubleshooting networks problems I need to know how to monitor the traffic (work load) on a managed switch. I read about SPAN for CISCO switches. But it seems to be overkill since it does mirror ...
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How could I test a port forward attempt was successful

I have set a random port number to a private IP address that's connected to my network. This device that exists at that private ip on the network is running linux. I setup this port foward from a ...
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TCP server listen and client listen windows software

I am using Windows OS on an amazon cloud AWS with static public IP. On this machine I need to set up a TCP server to listen on port 2204 for raw data that will arrive from a GPS base station over TCP ...
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cli commands for Billion 7402GX

hope I've come to the right place. I have a Billion 7402GX which needs port forwarding done for CCTV. I can't find the Virtual Server section in the web gui. Is there a cli command I can use to show ...
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Residential ISP possibly blocking SSH and other odd high ports - how to verify?

I have recently had a problem in a scenario where I am having to run SSH and some other high number port services behind a residential connection. I am suspecting that the ISP is performing some level ...
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Is it possible to use mic port as audio (out) port?

I mean programmatically change the ports. -> set mic-port as audio or line-in as audio?
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Send data from file to local UDP port

I've got an application, A, that listens on a user-defined UDP port for a specific message that normally comes from another application, B. Application B has a tool that allows recording these ...
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Port is listening, but owned by no one

Preface (skip for the real problem): I have an application that is listening to port 843. This process is run as root. Sometimes killing the process (with ^C) leaves it hanging for a long time ...
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SSH into Linux box from EC2

I can't seem to ssh from my ubuntu EC2 server into my work linux box. From my work linux box, I can ssh into myself via ssh -p <my listening ssh port> <user>@<my ip> The same ...
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Connection refused (WSAECONNREFUSED) OpenVpn connecting refused by server side

OpenVpn Gurus, I successively configured my Openvpn server.ovpn and client.ovpn files and all other required certification files. And I could load them on my server computer. Please first have a ...
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Why doesn't my computer see all USB devices (27 3G modems)?

I have a (Dell) laptop with 3 USB ports. There are two USB hubs connected (13 ports each, hubs are powered by external electric source); so in total there are 27 USB ports (13+13+1). Each port has a ...
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My mac has port 49176 open, what is it?

Does anyone know what port 49176 means on a Mac? I cannot find any info on this particular port. I'm on Mountain Lion, and using nmap from Ubuntu machine to test the Mac's firewall. This is what nmap ...
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Change the speed of USB ports

I'm working with a custom made board that isn't USB 2.0 compliant. I was suggested by the manufacturer of the board to change my USB ports to "low speed mode" as I see frequent disconnects with the ...
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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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Simple way to open Port for Transmission for a Mac Snow Leopard

I am a complete noob when it comes to TCP/IP, but would like to open up my port for the Transmission bit torrent client on Snow Leopard Mac. Also, I am based in the UK if that has any relevance.
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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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Port forwarding on D-link DIR-615 router

I'm attempting to configure my router to forward a port to my Linux machine. The Linux computer has a static IP (192.168.0.185) Right now I'm just experimenting to make sure I can forward a port, so ...
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How to persistently configure port speed / duplex on a Billion 7800[n] router?

I have been struggling for a while with port speed / duplex mismatches between a Billion 7800 and Cisco 2924. The basic problem with the Billion is that neither the web interface nor the available ...
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Is it possible to transmit more than 60Hz on a HDMI port?

Is it possible to transmit more than 60 Hz to my LCD through the HDMI port on my laptop? Somewhere I've read that I need to have a HDMI 1.4 cable to do that – but I haven't found anything like this ...
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Cannot connect to smtp server?

I have setup a dedicated SMTP server with the command: sudo dpkg-reconfigure postfix But my problem is with sending a message using the AMS sender program. I can send email through 1 ip address. ...
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Can not connect to some ports on Local Area Network

I have 2 PCs connected by a switch. PC1--<-->--Switch--<-->--PC2 Both PCs have Windows 7. Both are able to connect and share files with each other. Both PCs can connect via remote desktop. ...
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How to Change SIP default port 5060

Port 5060 is blocked in our network, and I was wondering if it was possible to change it to 5222, which is a port used by Google Talk. If it is possible and I do change it, will I still be able to use ...
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How to connect mobile with PC suite?

How to connect gfive w1 mobile through com port to connect to PC suite? Mobile has two options mass storage and com port upon connecting with USB wire If leave it automatically update from Windows ...