[AG-TECH] Port Usage by MUD

Andrew Shewmaker` shewa at inel.gov
Tue Mar 4 10:20:18 CST 2003

On Tue, 04 Mar 2003 14:14:08 +0000
"Osland, CD (Chris) " <C.D.Osland at rl.ac.uk> 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.

Would that explain why some people experience a very slow connection 
to the MUD?  Ours is fine, but I know that for some people it is 
practically unusable.

> I hope to get back to the list next week to fill in some of the "???'s"
> in my list of ports used by different applications.

I noticed another port that we don't have listed yet.  The beacon viewer 
(for the AG beacon) uses port 9998.


Andrew Shewmaker
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