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Old 09-04-2012, 11:13 PM   #1
zahheb
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is each port associated with an IP address ?? . if yes then we can have 65535 ports then are they each assocated with an IP ADDRESS

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Old 09-04-2012, 11:19 PM   #2
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An IP Address is associated with a machine (actually, with each NIC).
Each address can have up to 64k ports on it; see /etc/services

To make it even more complex, a physical NIC eg eth0 can have multiple virtual identities eg eth0:1, eth0:2 etc.
 
  


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