How to Make Your Application Router-Proof
How to write an application that uses UDP without requiring your users to fiddle with their routers
Issue: 2.3 (December/January 2003)
Author: Aaron Ballman
Author Bio: Aaron is the local REAL Software networking guru. In his spare time, he likes to take over small nations using a spork.
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Background on Routers
A router is a device that allows you to have multiple machines sharing one connection to the Internet. Basically, a router sits between all the computers on your Local Area Network ( LAN), and delegates where all the incoming network traffic should go.
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