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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Connector ports
Date Tue, 09 May 2006 03:00:25 GMT
Jorge Isaac Martínez Hatch wrote:
> Hi,
> Why does some connectors used for SSL refer to the port "443" and other connectors to
Port 443 is the standard. On *nix boxes users do not necessarily have
permission to bind to ports below 1024. Using 8443 means non-privileged
users can test apps that use SSL. It also prevents clashes if another
server, eg Apache, is already listening on 443.


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