Irwin Lazar wrote:
> I'm trying to find the well known TCP and UDP port numbers to allow
> access to Usenet and WAIS but can't seem to find them in any of the
> reference materials I have. Does anyone know of or have this
Both of these are hard to find, since they are usually listed
via NNTP (Network News Transfer Protocol) for USENET, and
Z39.50 (the standard that WAIS is based on).
USENET aka NNTP = TCP 119
WAIS aka Z39.50 = TCP 210
The following are good resources for looking up port numbers.
ftp://ds.internic.net/std/std2.txt Assigned Numbers RFC 1700
The strobe.services file in the strobe distribution
located at ftp://suburbia.net/pub/strobe.tgz
Appendix G "Table of IP Services" in "Practical UNIX &
Internet Security" 2nd Edition from O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.
Mark Krause UUNET Technologies, Inc. http://www.uu.net/
Senior Security Engineer 3060 Williams Drive
net Fairfax, VA 22031-4648 USA
Tel: +1 703 208 5349 Fax: +1 703 206 5493