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Sockets having identical port number

ricky gonzalez
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Joined: Jun 30, 2000
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Hi I have a question about sockets. I read that each socket is uniquely identified by both an ip number and a port number. But I have a program that creates multiple sockets with IDENTICAL ip address and port number, and the multiple sockets run fine. Can someone help me understand what is really going on? Thanks.

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[This message has been edited by Frank Carver (edited September 05, 2000).]
 
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