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OZO
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Re: netstat question

It's UDP (listening) port and as such, it's connectionless (comparing to TCP, which has two connection ends). UDP packet could be sent to any address. Thus, the "Foreign Address" is always unknown (in other words, it could be any), which is indicated here as *.*.
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mysec
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said by OZO:

It's UDP (listening) port and as such, it's connectionless (comparing to TCP, which has two connection ends). UDP packet could be sent to any address. Thus, the "Foreign Address" is always unknown (in other words, it could be any), which is indicated here as *.*.


Thanks for that info!

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rich