Re: Firewall : ports for TCP and UDP Connections

Stephen A. Stiner (sas@utk.edu)
Wed, 26 Mar 1997 15:58:59 -0500


>The White Pine versions of CUSM use a TCP connection when connecting and
>disconnecting to other WP CUSM clients and reflectors. I'm not sure
>exactly how the connection is used, but from what I can tell, no info flows
>over the TCP connection *during* the actual conference, just during connect
>and disconnect.

I believe the TCP connection in the White Pine versions is used primarily
to acquire information from the White Pine reflectors, such as available
conferences, number of current users per conference, etc.

Regards,

Stephen

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