Firewire's Firewall Port?

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Brandon McCombs Wrote:
> Treeman wrote:
> -
> Since SP2 looks at firewire as a true networking protocol, can
> someone
> tell me which port it specifically uses in Windows XP Firewall?
> A lot of folks are having connectivity problems with external
> devices.
> Thanks,
> Treeman
>
> --
> Treeman-
>
> Firewire doesn't utilize TCP/IP and therefore does not have a port
> number
> associated with it, similar to USB.

Thanks for your reply Brandon,
I know you can use firewire to network two computers, just wondering
what protocol it would use to do this?
Treeman


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    This would be classified as Direct Cable Connection.

    "Treeman" wrote:

    >
    > Brandon McCombs Wrote:
    > > Treeman wrote:
    > > -
    > > Since SP2 looks at firewire as a true networking protocol, can
    > > someone
    > > tell me which port it specifically uses in Windows XP Firewall?
    > > A lot of folks are having connectivity problems with external
    > > devices.
    > > Thanks,
    > > Treeman
    > >
    > > --
    > > Treeman-
    > >
    > > Firewire doesn't utilize TCP/IP and therefore does not have a port
    > > number
    > > associated with it, similar to USB.
    >
    > Thanks for your reply Brandon,
    > I know you can use firewire to network two computers, just wondering
    > what protocol it would use to do this?
    > Treeman
    >
    >
    > --
    > Treeman
    >
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