TCP & UDP Port 5001 Information

Port name:commplex-link
Port 5001 common errors:The port 5001 may generate errors when listening for client connections when deployed in some server environments. To learn more about errors in your system run a free registry scan.
Services or applications using this port:Commplex-link
Malicious services / applications:Sockets des Troie, Back Door Setup

Port 5001 details:

Protocol: TCP & UDP
IAMA status: Official
Range: Registered
Traffic: inbound, outbound, both
Notification: True
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Technical description for port 5001:

In computer systems, the network port 5001 is registered to the complex-link service which is defined as a protocol associated with the comprehension of various interconnected and mutually related parts. This service is widely related to the deployment of instant messaging applications. However, there may be instances that this port need to be opened at the Windows firewall.
Commonly, the communication port 5001 is associated with the MSN and Yahoo! instant messaging clients. Predominantly, this system port is used to host the voice chat feature of these programs. Other feature sets may be implemented on other ports to avoid hampering its smooth operation. In this context, multiple ports may be simultaneously utilized by one application.
The system port 5001 is also used in relation to the implementation of Workflow manager programs by listening to connection attempts from client machines.
The implementation of this port is not limited to MSN and Yahoo! IM clients only but even to third party software of similar nature.
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