Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

which ports are utilized for networking?

Posted on 2004-10-07
9
Medium Priority
?
357 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-18
which ports are utilized for networking for such things as file printer sharing, web and email. Whic udp and tcp ports should be open?

0
Comment
Question by:jonnydollar
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 5
  • 3
9 Comments
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:scampgb
ID: 12250767
Hi jonnydollar,

Which ports you need to use depends on exactly what you want to achieve.  The page http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/~rakerman/port-table.html contains some very useful information on which ports are used for what.
Can you explain a little more about your setup and what you're trying to do?

Thanks
0
 

Author Comment

by:jonnydollar
ID: 12251182
im tring to use ip filtering in TCP/IP properties to filter out all other other thatn those i need to accomplish a MS workgroup and set up one machine as a web server for the network.
0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:scampgb
ID: 12251294
Take a look at table C.3 of  http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/2000/server/reskit/en-us/tcpip/part4/tcpappc.mspx
You'll need ports 135-139, 53,67 and 80.

You may need others if you wish to do more - such as printing or email access.
0
 [eBook] Windows Nano Server

Download this FREE eBook and learn all you need to get started with Windows Nano Server, including deployment options, remote management
and troubleshooting tips and tricks

 

Author Comment

by:jonnydollar
ID: 12251329
i would need both print sharing and email access via http and pop3. what ports would those reauire
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:jacauc
ID: 12251372
you can also open the following file (assuming you have XP) with notepad

c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\services

or... if you have unix/linux

/etc/services

This has a list of the most common ports for networking.

These ones are quite handy, because they are always "there" no need to go and lookup on the internet every time.
Hope this helps

J
0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:scampgb
ID: 12251427
jonnydollar,
HTTP is TCP port 80
POP3 is TCP port 110
0
 

Author Comment

by:jonnydollar
ID: 12251453
any particular port for printing over the network at a share printer?
0
 
LVL 15

Accepted Solution

by:
scampgb earned 1000 total points
ID: 12251487
It depends on how the printer is attached to the network.
If it's connected to a workgroup PC, then the NetBIOS range (135-139) will do.
Otherwise you may need 515, 631 or 9100

Take a look at http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/~rakerman/port-table.html#printing and http://members.cruzio.com/~jeffl/sco/lp/printservers.htm for more info.
0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:scampgb
ID: 12251660
Glad I could help :-)
0

Featured Post

What is SQL Server and how does it work?

The purpose of this paper is to provide you background on SQL Server. It’s your self-study guide for learning fundamentals. It includes both the history of SQL and its technical basics. Concepts and definitions will form the solid foundation of your future DBA expertise.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article is a collection of issues that people face from time to time and possible solutions to those issues. I hope you enjoy reading it.
Sometimes clients can lose connectivity with the Lotus Notes Domino Server, but there's not always an obvious answer as to why it happens.   Read this article to follow one of the first experiences I had with Lotus Notes on a client's machine, my…
Viewers will learn how to connect to a wireless network using the network security key. They will also learn how to access the IP address and DNS server for connections that must be done manually. After setting up a router, find the network security…
NetCrunch network monitor is a highly extensive platform for network monitoring and alert generation. In this video you'll see a live demo of NetCrunch with most notable features explained in a walk-through manner. You'll also get to know the philos…

604 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question