TCP/IP Port = number
[BUFFER size messagesize]
where number is the port number on which DBServer will listen for incoming requests from DATABridge Clients. The port number must match what the DATABridge Clients use.
This value must be an integer between 512 and 65535 that defines the TCP/IP port number (socket). A range of port numbers is pre-allocated for TCP/IP and therefore cannot be used by DBServer. To avoid any conflicts, do not use any of the well-known sockets predefined for TCP/IP. Most of the well-known sockets are 500 and below. Most port numbers (sockets) over 1024 are available for use, but you should check with your TCP/IP administrator before setting the port number.
Tip: Many sites use the DATABridge release number, such as 52522, or 5200, as the port number, to isolate and simplify testing and integration of new releases while the earlier DATABridge release continues to run.
For BUFFER SIZE messagesize, enter a port file record size (in bytes) that matches the message size in use by your network. In some situations, matching the message size to your network can improve throughput. In addition to setting the port file record size, this entry also sets the size of the buffer. Optimally, the buffer size should be a multiple of the TCP/IP segment size. By default, BUFFER SIZE is set to 8736 bytes.