[CentOS] Port Closing Question..

Ross S. W. Walker RWalker at medallion.com
Thu Jul 31 21:23:39 UTC 2008

Ryan Nichols wrote:
> Is there a software avail or a process that will monitor two ports and 
> if there is no traffic close them so the program that is using them can 
> reuse them?  I talked to the vendor and they told me I needed to do this 
> on the NAT/Firewall , but I dont see anything like that on my router. So 
> any suggestions ideas?

Can you elaborate some more on the application in question and the
problem you are experiencing.

Typically network applications reuse the ports they are registered
on, and if they didn't the only way to reuse them would be to kill
and restart the process, so it may be that that isn't the problem
after all, but more information is needed.


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