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Server port number of javaranch

ramya narayanan
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Joined: Oct 06, 2008
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Hi all,

When i'm trying to connect to, through TCP mon which is a utility to monitor the data flowing through a TCP connection, it is not working properly.

I want to know the server port of .

Kind regards
Andrew Monkhouse
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When you connect to a web server (such as and you do not specify a particular port to use, then you must be using the default port. You can read a basic primer on HTTP in wikipedia's Hypertext Transfer Protocol article, which will tell you the default port, and it will also give you a list of relevant RFCs that will give you a much greater understanding of what is going on.

Alternatively you could look up HTTP in wikipedia's list of TCP and UDP port numbers - this will also give you the default port number.

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