Subject: Re: A simple TCP/socket/port question
To: VaX#n8 <>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/03/1996 14:26:14
> I feel like I'm missing something *really* basic here.

TCP connections are uniquely identified by the

	(sending ip, receiving ip, sending port, receiving port) 


The receiver sorts out which connection is which by using the sending
ip address and port number; no port relocation takes place at all.

						- Bill