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Re^4: How Do I Do an IP Broadcast in Perl?

by tirwhan (Abbot)
on Sep 27, 2010 at 12:42 UTC ( #862203=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: How Do I Do an IP Broadcast in Perl?
in thread How Do I Do an IP Broadcast in Perl?

Just showing him a working example of sending the broadcast,

But you don't, you're sending to localhost.

and many systems are setup that non-root user access is disallowed for ports < 1024
It should be >1024 of course (as Corion rightly pointed out to me). But no "normal" system I know entirely restricts users from sending UDP packets over the network.

All dogma is stupid.

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