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Database Administration
Reference : Database Startup Parameters : Alphabetical listing of database startup parameters : Maximum Dynamic Server (-maxport)
Maximum Dynamic Server (-maxport)
Operating system and syntax
UNIX / Windows
-maxport n
Use with
Maximum value
Minimum value
Single-user default
Multi-user default
System dependent
System dependent
The port number that is the highest in a specified range.
Use Maximum Dynamic Server (-maxport) to specify the highest port number in a specified range of port numbers accessible to a client. You specify the lowest port number with the -minport parameter. The range of port numbers defined by the -maxport and -minport parameters provides client access to an OpenEdge server that is behind a firewall. Some operating systems choose transient client ports in the 32,768-to-65,535 range. Choosing a port in this range might produce unwanted results.