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Port 5222 Details

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5222 tcp chat Google Talk uses this port. Jabber instant messenging software client-to-server connection, see
CU-SeeMe-CUworld, Apple iChat also use this port (TCP/UDP)

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP, Jabber) client connection [RFC 6120] (IANA official)
5222 tcp Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP, Jabber) client connection (RFC 3920) (official) Wikipedia
5222 tcp,udp xmpp-client XMPP Client Connection [RFC3920] IANA
5222 tcp jabber Jabber IM Server SANS
1503, 1720, 5222, 5223, 7640, 7642, 7648, 7649 tcp applications CUseeMe-CUworld Portforward
5190,5220,5222,5298 tcp applications iChat Portforward
5222 tcp,udp xmpp-client XMPP Client Connection Bekkoame
5120-5300 udp applications Neverwinter Nights 2 Portforward
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SANS Internet Storm Center: port 5222

Well Known Ports: 0 through 1023.
Registered Ports: 1024 through 49151.
Dynamic/Private : 49152 through 65535.

TCP ports use the Transmission Control Protocol. TCP is the most commonly used protocol on the Internet and any TCP/IP network. Whereas the IP protocol deals only with packets, TCP enables two hosts to establish a connection and exchange streams of data. TCP guarantees delivery of data and that packets will be delivered in the same order in which they were sent. Guaranteed communication/delivery is the key difference between TCP and UDP.

UDP ports use the Datagram Protocol, a communications protocol for the Internet network, transport, and session layers. Like TCP (Transmission Control Protocol), UDP is used with IP (the Internet Protocol) and makes possible the transmission of datagrams from one computer to applications on another computer, but unlike TCP, UDP is connectionless and does not guarantee reliable communication; it's up to the application that received the message to process any errors and verify correct delivery. UDP is often used with time-sensitive applications, such as audio/video streaming, where dropping some packets is preferable to waiting for delayed data.

When troubleshooting unknown open ports, it is useful to find exactly what services/processes are listening to them. This can be accomplished in both Windows command prompt and Linux variants using the "netstat -aon" command. We also recommend runnig multiple anti-virus/anti-malware scans to rule out the possibility of active malicious software. For more detailed and personalized help please use our forums.

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by Ismael P. A. - 2015-08-18 22:19
port 5222 is used on WhatsApp too
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