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Well known socket numbers.
V. Cerf, J. Postel. March 1972.
Network Working Group V. Cerf
Request for Comments #322 J. Postel
NIC #9609 UCLA-NMC
26 March 72
Well Known Socket Numbers
The Network Measurement Group would like to establish a network
standard socket number for a Process Discard service (not all HOSTs need
cooperate.) To do this, it is necessary to know which sockets at each
HOST have already been allocated to standard network functions.
At all HOSTs which permit login for services, socket 1 is the
Network Logger on which ICP may be performed.
We would like to catalog other sockets which are supposed to be
well-known, so we would appreciate having a note or phone call from each
HOST Technical Liaison describing the function and socket numbers of
network service programs at each HOST. The catalog will be published and
we would recommend that it be maintained at NIC.
Dr. Vint Cerf or Jon Postel
3804 Boelter Hall
UCLA Computer Science Department
Los Angeles, California 90024
(213) 825-4864 Vint
(213) 825-4733 Jon
(213) 825-2368 Secretary
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