From: Paul Curtayne (niche at domain tinet.ie)
Date: Wed 12 May 1999 - 12:52:19 IST
thanks, Harry that would make sense, I seem to remember glancing
through a list somewhere in thre Wingate docs, and 90 wasn't listed I
I should repeat I did not set this up I'm cleaning up after someone
else, and I'm not too experienced with these things
> > No, it's a very bad idea.
> > If you want to use a private port no. for http or any other
> > the port number MUST be greater than 1024. Why? Because
> > ports numbered less than this are reserved for registered, known
> services, such
> > as http, ftp, pop3, imap4 etc. etc.
> > I don't know off the top of my head what port 90 is for - but even
> if it isn't
> > currently reserved for something, it could be tomorrow.
> > Proxies are often given numbers in the 8000's.
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