[e2e] What if there were no well known numbers?

Christian Huitema huitema at windows.microsoft.com
Thu Aug 3 09:50:19 PDT 2006

> In other words, what if Microsoft loc-srv/epmap did not use tcp/135?
> What if it just used any various potr at any time? 

The end point mapper enables RPC based applications to run on variable
ports, allocated when the application starts. So, it already enables the
absence of "well known port numbers" for these applications. But to do
that, you need a rendezvous service at some well known location...

-- Christian Huitema 

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