X-Windows Display Protocol

Detection Information

The following page provides information on the X-Windows Display Protocol.

Protocol Description

The X Display Manager Control Protocol (XDMCP) is used by the X Windows system commonly found in Unix/Linux systems.

Full Name

X Display Manager Control Protocol




Version 2.88

Port Statistics

IP Protocol Flow Percent
UDP 177 100%

Port Reference - RFC

  • UDP 177 - X Display Manager Control Protocol


Remote Desktop

External Resources

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