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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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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Windows 7 is blocking ports

I am trying to open port 80 and 3690 for HTTP and svnserve respectively (inbound for both). I have Windows Firewall off, and have tried temporarily disabling Mcafee VirusScan Enterprise, to no avail. ...
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iptables firewall only allows internet traffic if source port of 80 is allowed

I am configuring an iptables firewall, currently just to allow http and https traffic. It is working but under a particularly strange rule - I must allow incoming connections with a source port of ...
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Port forwarding testing

In trying to check if I setup Port Forwarding correctly for my IP security camera none of the services report the port open. I can access the camera from within the LAN, but can't see it from the WAN. ...
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How do I forward TCP from one IP to another?

Here's a thing: I have a piece of software listening on 127.0.0.1:port and only (I can choose the port). I want it to work as a server and accept connections from outer network. How can I forward the ...
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Secure FTP Port between Filezilla and Godaddy

I recently upgraded to Filezilla 3.0.x I am getting "filezilla error: Failed to retrieve directory listing godaddy" errors from Filezilla which i believe is because of a blocked port on my firewall ...
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Netgear WNDR4500 listening on port 80

I have a Netgear WNDR4500 that I use for my home router. I also have my own domain with a subdomain point to my IP. I happened to browse to it today and noticed the management console was listening ...
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iptables on CentOS 6.6

I'm trying to open a port on CentOS, but it doesn't seem to work: port 16 seems to be closed and 4075 seems to be open, even though according to iptables it should be visa versa. Chain INPUT (policy ...
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Forwarded port 80 to VM using VirtualBox, how do I open access to network?

I forwarded port 80 to my Ubuntu Server VM, and the website is very much accessible locally. How do I allow incoming port 80 connection to Windows 7 (so it will be forwarded to the Ubuntu Server)?
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USB port causing device problems after new motherboard upgrade

I'm looking into a PC with an issue with one of the front USB ports (perhaps both). It was working before a motherboard upgrade but since then, a USB drive was inserted, overheated and does not ...
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2 Separate Machines, 2 Static IP Address. No connection Outside ISP Network

I have two separate physical machines. The first one is running CentOS 6.6 x86_64, and the second is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (also 64-bit) Here's the issue. Both servers have a direct connection to ...
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Testing a Firewall against outgoing UDP ports

I'm trying to test which outgoing ports are allowed through a firewall. At the moment I can do this for TCP by port scanning portquiz.net (which is a server with all TCP ports open) from inside ...
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Blocking ports without any firewall?

I want to close ports on my windows computer without using any firewall or similar software? Also i only want to open them when i use an explicit command. I didnt tried anything because i have no idea ...
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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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Different server based on port number

I currently have a VPS setup with a Minecraft server on it running on port 25565. I also want to have a blog for my server using Tumblr which means that'll need port 80. The problem I find is I can't ...
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Can't access my IP camera over the internet

I have an EasyN F3 (F3-M166) IP camera. It works fine on local IP address, but I can't access it over internet. This is what I have done step by step: I configured the local IP (camera_ip) and port ...
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Linking Domain Names to Port Numbers

I have a [game] server (CentOS) that has about 10 used ports. For one game in particular, I have 2 servers: a private one and a public one. The IP for them is the same, so to differentiate between ...
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Correct URL to access webpage on xampp

I installed xampp and made sure config file listens to port 80. I forwarded the http port from the router to the correct computer ip. Now I am trying to access the index.html like this from another ...
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port forwarding with dynamic ip address

I'm new to this stuff, but I am trying to set up an ssh server in Ubuntu. I am able to log in locally to the server, but when I am off the network, I get "port 22: Connection Refused". Having spent a ...
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Win 2k3 Connections Limit per ip:port

I want to limit connections number per ip on specific port. Should I use some firewall or anything else? Advice please. P.S. Port doesn't have to be port 80, or 3389. It can be any port
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connect to paltalk server using a proxy

Hi I want to use paltalk, which is a kind of chat software, but the ports that this applications uses are closed in my country. What I need to do is to use a proxy server. Unfortunately the software ...
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Connecting to Apache server over SSL when it's behind NAT and the public IP & port are known?

I want to connect to an Apache server over SSL (with both client & server certificates) when both the client and server are behind NAT firewalls. I can't port-forward and I have to assume that all ...
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How can I make a domain point to a certain port without doing www.example.com:7000

I have a domain, and I would like to point play.thedomain.com to the ip:port, so I want my play.something.com to point to, let's say 127.0.0.1:25577 (I know, that's localhost, just an example) I do ...
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Forwarding port to a VM - How to?

I use Win 8 Ent x64 on my PC, and I also have a Win 7 VMware virtual machine set up using a bridged network adapter. The IPv4 number for the Win 7 VM is 192.168.1.115. I require access to the VM ...
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How i open a port (port forward) on this specific router

Here is a pic of how my router looks like I cant find where port forwarding is in this one. I know how to open ports on my other routers. Model: Home Station Fibra òptica Amper EG-663 Amper