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assigned number

  1. In internetworking there are various names, designations and numbers with which the communication is supported. For example, IP addresses, port numbers, domain names or protocol parameters. An assigned number is an assigned port number. It is a multi- digit number that stands for a specific protocol, application or organization. Assigned Numbers are assigned by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ( ICANN).
  2. Assigned Number is also the name given to the RFC document that specifies the numerical values used by TCP/IP protocols and entered in the protocol type field.
Englisch: assigned number
Updated at: 07.12.2021
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