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Network Working Group                                   Jon Postel
Request for Comments: 204                               ULA-NMC
NIC 7196                                                Comp. Sci.
Categories A.5, C.3, D                                  5 August 71
Obsoletes: none
Related 196


                             Sockets in use

   I would like to collect information on the use of socket numbers
for "standard" service programs. For example Loggers (telnet servers)
Listen on socket 1. What sockets at your host are Listened to by what
programs?

   Recently Dick Watson suggested assigning socket 5 for use by a
mail-box protocol (RFC196). Does any one object ? Are there any
suggestions for a method of assigning sockets to standard programs?
Should a subset of the socket numbers be reserved for use by future
standard protocols?

   Please phone or mail your answers and commtents to:

                        Jon Postel
                        The SPADE Group
                        3732 Boelter Hall
                        Computer Science Dept.
                        ULA, LA. CA 90024

                        (213) 825 2368

       [ This RFC was put into machine readable form for entry ]
        [ into the online RFC archives by Gruss Gottfried 6/97 ]


















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