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[REBOL] Re: Ping?

From: mat:eurogamer at: 9-Feb-2001 19:54

Heya Chris, C> Why not try connecting to a well-known port? auth is often visible even C> through firewalls and AFAIK most systems will allow connections to auth C> - if the connection is made then you know the server is there... Regular NAT-enabled DSL in the UK provided by British Telecom does not. Some people have SMTP servers, ftp ports etc but there is no port you can guarantee. Even telnet, oddly. -- Mat Bettinson - EuroGamer's Gaming Evangelist with a Goatee |