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In this page we will try to answer common question that people ask in subjects that relevant to open port.

List of Terms:

  • What is IP – IP stand for Internet Protocol, a number that is use to identify device address over the internet.
  • What is TCP – TCP stand for Transmission Control Protocol, a reliable protocol to communicate between devices over the network, one of the core protocols.
  • What is UDP – UDP stand for User Datagram Protocol, a protocol that use to communicate between devices over the network, without error checking, and there is no guarantee that the data will arrive and in What order.
  • What is Domain Name – Domain name is an easy to use, human friendly name of a site.
  • What is WWW – WWW stand for World Wide Web, it use as prefix to the domain name.
  • What is HTTP – HTTP stand for Hypertext Transfer Protocol, used to exchange or transfer hypertext.
  • What is HTTPS – HTTPS stand for Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure, transfer hypertext data on a secure, SSL, protocol.
  • What is SSL – SSL stand for Secure Sockets Layer, use to transfer data in crypt way.
  • What is Port – Port is a number from 1 to 65535 that use by software to identify an entrance to the application.
  • What is Open Port – Open Port is a port that current use by an application and due to that it is open.
  • What is Open Port Checker – Open Port Checker is a tool to check if a port number is currently open or closed.
  • What is Online Open Port Checker – An Online Port Checker is an online tool that check if port is open or closed.

For all the above question you can navigate to Wikipedia web site.

Question And Answer:

Q&A1:

IIS open port – IIS, like other web servers, use the default port 80 for HTTP traffic and 443 for secure HTTP traffic – HTTPS

Q&A2:

Netstat not showing all open ports – well that can be due to needed privilege, you need to run the command with account that have an administrator privilege.
You can use this script:

  1. Create an empty text file.
  2. Add the following lines to the text file:
    netstat -nab
    pause
  3. Save the file as run.bat
  4. Right click on the file and select – run as administrator.
  5. The output you see is a list of all the open ports.
  6. Hope it helps.
  7. Command line open port 53 – You can use the command line ‘netstat -nab’ under windows to check if port 53 is open.

Q&A3:

I want to open port X,Y and Z РOk, for a port to be open we need something to listen to that port, re service/client and so on, now you also need to open the ports in your local firewall, and if you are after router you also need to configure your router to forward the connection on the ports, I am sure you can find some video guide on how to do it on YouTube .

Q&A4:

Is the port open if the port state shows established – yes, this meen that your computer and the other computer are connected, this is why it mark as established.


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