What is a non-ephemeral port number?
A) A port number not used on any server
B) A port number that is permanent
C) A port number that changes each time a service is used
D) A port number that includes additional security
E) A port number that sticks until you knock it a little bit
The answer: B) A port number that is permanent
A non-ephemeral port number is commonly assigned to a service, and it’s usually a port number that is well known by the clients that are accessing the service.
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