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Get remote port for connection

venkatesh Nunna

Joined: Jul 19, 2011
Posts: 3
whenever client sent the request to server, then the server accept the request and assign a new port number. How to get that port number on client side? please give answer that question friends
Rob Spoor

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Posts: 19726

Welcome to the Ranch!

Socket has method getLocalSocketAddress() to return the socket address (host + port) for the local side (in your case the server) and getRemoteSocketAddress() to return the remote socket address for the other side (in your case the client). You'll need to cast the result to InetSocketAddress (after using instanceof to make sure it's safe) to be able to get the host and port.

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