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    Apr 12, 2010
    How to free up specific Port(s)
    I am trying to use port 69 for vncviewer in listen or reverse mode. My Verizon hotspot has limited pre-defined ports available for forwarding so I need to use either (53,21,80,119,110,25,161,23,69). New MacBook Pro Snow Leopard 10.6. Veteran Windows user...2 days with Macintosh. Any help is appreciated as I try to make this Macintosh meet my needs. Port 69 is preferred.

    I should note that when I try to start RealVNC in listen mode using port 69 is fails, port 8080 and others allow the service to start fine.

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    Dec 24, 2002
    Los Angeles, California
    2 x 3.0GHz Quad-Core, 6GB OS X 10.6.8 | 15in MacBook Pro 2.2GHz OS X 10.6.8 | 64GB iPad 2 WiFi
    On my system port 69 is defined as follows:

    tftp 69/udp # Trivial File Transfer
    tftp 69/tcp # Trivial File Transfer
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