How Can Many Users Share the Same Port ( TCP / HTTP Listening )

So, what happens when a server listen for incoming connections on a TCP port? For example, let’s say you have a web-server on port 80. Let’s assume that your computer has the public IP address of 24.14.181.229 and the person that tries to connect to you has IP address 10.1.2.3. This person can connect to […]

Why we need IPv6 ?

IPv6, the successor standard to IPv4, for existing networks that currently use IPv4 communications could solve the basic problem of the availability of only approximately 4.3 billion IPv4 addresses. Ceasing use of IPv4 addresses and only using IPv6 addresses, however, is impractical and thus maintaining an environment that enables mutual communication between IPv4 and IPv6 […]