Outbound port on sockets
grante at visi.com
Fri Sep 15 16:41:26 CEST 2006
On 2006-09-15, Diez B. Roggisch <deets at nospam.web.de> wrote:
>>>> Is it possible to specify which port to use as the outbound port on a
>>>> Specifically, I'm trying to write an FTP host, and I'm trying to
>>>> implement the PORT command.
>>> AFAIK you neither can't do that nor need it.
>> It's not the issue here, but to specify the outgoing port
>> call bind(('', portnum)) before connect().
> I wasn't aware of that. Cool.
It's an interesting thing to know, but I've been doing TCP
stuff for many years and never run across a situation where
it's something I needed to do. If somebody in this thread
actually does need to do it, I'd be curious bout why...
Grant Edwards grante Yow! .. this must be what
at it's like to be a COLLEGE
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