Common TCP Application And Server Port Assignments (Ports)

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Common TCP Application And Server Port Assignments (Ports) - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Keyword - ftp-data / ftp Protocol - File Transfer Protocol (FTP, data and control)(answer in format of "__  and __" )  example: 42 and 75

    Explanation
    Used to send large files, so ideally suited for TCP

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  • 2. 

    Keyword - telnetProtocol - Telnet Protocol(answer in format of "__ ")  example: 42

    Explanation
    Interactive session-based protocol. Requires the connection-based nature of TCP.

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  • 3. 

    Keyword - smtp Protocol - Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (answer in format of "__ ")  example: 42

    Explanation
    Uses an exchange of commands, and sends possibly large files between devices

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    Keyword - domain Protocol - Domain Name Server (DNS) (answer in format of "__ ")  example: 42

    Explanation
    An example of a protocol that uses both UDP and TCP. For simple requests and replies, DNS uses UDP. For larger messages, especially zone transfers, TCP is used.

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    Keyword - gopher Protocol - Gopher Protocol (answer in format of "__ ")  example: 42

    Explanation
    A messaging protocol that has been largely replaced by the WWW.

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  • 6. 

    Keyword - http Protocol - Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP / World Wide Web) (answer in format of "__ ")  example: 42

    Explanation
    The classic example of a TCP-based messaging protocol.

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  • 7. 

    Keyword - pop3 Protocol - Post Office Protocol (POP version 3) (answer in format of "__ ")  example: 42

    Explanation
    E-mail message retrieval protocols; use TCP to exchange commands and data.

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  • 8. 

    Keyword - nntp Protocol - Network News Transfer Protocol (answer in format of "__ ")  example: 42

    Explanation
    Used for transferring NetNews (USEnet) messages, which can be lenghy

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  • 9. 

    Keyword - netbios-ssn Protocol - NetBIOS session service (answer in format of "__ ")  example: 42

    Explanation
    A session protocol, clearly better suited to TCP than UDP.

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  • 10. 

    Keyword - imap Protocol - Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) (answer in format of "__ ")  example: 42

    Explanation
    Another email message retrieval protocol

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  • 11. 

    Keyword - bgp Protocol - Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) (answer in format of "__ ")  example: 42

    Explanation
    While interior routing protocols like RIP and OSPF use either UDP or IP directly, BGP runs over TCP. This allows BGP to assume reliable communication even as it sends data over potentially long distances.

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  • 12. 

    Keyword - irc Protocol - Internet Relay Chat (IRC) (answer in format of "__ ")  example: 42

    Explanation
    IRC is like Telnet in that it is an interactive protocol that is strongly based on the notion of a persistent connection between a client and server.

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  • 13. 

    Keyword - nfs Protocol - Network File System (answer in format of "__ ")  example: 42

    Explanation
    NFS was originally implemented using UDP for performance reasons. Given that it is responsible for large transfers of files and UDP is unreliable, this was probably noot the best idea, and TCP versions were created. The latest version of NFS uses TCP exclusively.

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  • 14. 

    Keyword - TCP Protocol -  x11 (answer in format of "__  - __" )  example: 42 - 75

    Explanation
    Used for the X Windows graphical system. Multiple ports are dedicated to allow many sessions.

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