[AG-TECH] Port Usage by MUD

Robert Olson olson at mcs.anl.gov
Tue Mar 4 08:29:44 CST 2003

At 02:14 PM 3/4/2003 +0000, Osland, CD (Chris) wrote:
>We've just spotted something that might be relevant to some people -
>we are testing it this afternoon.
>It appears that the MUD and Napster (r), (c), whatever!, both use
>port 7777.  Our sister site (Daresbury Laboratory) disabled 7777 to
>stop people being tempted by Napster about a year ago, and the MUD
>hasn't worked since.  Apparently all/most "sons and daughters of
>Napster" also use 7777.

Ouch! Didn't realize that.

there is a mud proxy running on 7779 on venues.accessgrid.org (that caches 
your connection even if you disconnect) that might help the problem.


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