SOCKS5 Protocol

Detection Information

The following page provides information on the SOCKS5 Protocol.

Protocol Description

SOCKS is a protocol that exchanges network packets between a client and server through a proxy server. The protocol can proxy both TCP and UDP traffic.

Full Name

Socket Secure 5


Version 2.88

Port Statistics

IP Protocol Flow Percent
TCP 1080 100%

Port Reference - RFC

  • TCP 1080 - Socks
  • UDP 1080 - Socks



External Resources

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