msn 6 ports

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by canadian_divx, Aug 21, 2003.

  1. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    does anyone know waht the msn 6 ports are to send and recive video?
  2. jw50

    jw50 OSNN Senior Addict

  3. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

    New York City
    For voice/video communication, MSN Messenger uses Universal Plug and Play, which means it opens any random UDP port from 5004 to 65535. You would need to forward all these ports to your computer for video communication.
    I would recommend opening these ports only when required, since it's a large port range, and could be a security threat if left open all the time.