choosing random dynamic port number
grante at visi.com
Fri Jan 4 16:40:03 CET 2008
On 2008-01-04, Giampaolo Rodola' <gnewsg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> def GenerateDynamicPortNumber():
>> return 0
>> (to get the actual number, use getsockname() on the socket after you've
>> called "bind" on it)
> By using 0 as port number value you let kernel choose a free
> unprivileged random port:
The port number chosen isn't random on many OSes. If the OP
really wants a random port number, he'll have to generate it
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