[AG-TECH] Port Usage by MUD
s-slocombe at northwestern.edu
Tue Mar 4 11:43:07 CST 2003
That's exactly the problem we had at Northwestern. Once packet shaping
was disabled between Northwestern and Argonne, everything worked fine
and it was for exactly that reason, Napster, that NU implemented packet
shaping in the first place.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov
> [mailto:owner-ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov] On Behalf Of Andrew Shewmaker`
> Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2003 10:20 am
> To: Osland, CD (Chris)
> Cc: ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov
> Subject: Re: [AG-TECH] Port Usage by MUD
> 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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