Subject: Re: A simple TCP/socket/port question
To: VaX#n8 <>
From: Erik E. Fair <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/03/1996 12:49:03
The kernel distinguishes distinct TCP connections by the *remote* IP
address and TCP port number, not the local port number. The local port
number will always be the same, i.e. if you are on a host with lots of
telnet connections coming in, they will *all* be on TCP port 23.