----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Wilfried Mestdagh" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "ICS support mailing" <twsocket@elists.org>
Sent: Friday, March 31, 2006 11:05 AM
Subject: Re: [twsocket] Port number

> Hello Werner,
>> When the server listen to port 2500, and the socket port start increasing
>> from 2000. Do I get in trouble when it comes finaly to port 
>> 2489,2499..2500
>> the same port where the server is listening, or is this handled 
>> automaticaly
> No the OS will skip port 2500 and will get the first next free port.
> Probably 2501.
>> command, then close again. And I see the port increasing fast, what about 
>> a
>> limit ? can I reset the portnumber?
> No you cannot reset, but normally no problem. There are 65535 ports. And
> the TIME_WAIT ports will be released after 2 minutes. So a long time
> before yoiu have reach the highest port the low ones are free again, so
> OS will get ports back on the low range.
was the default not 240seconds, posible minumum value 30sec ? And the port 
limited by maxuserport? 

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