Today I Learned

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Find a Random Open Port

Let's say you need an open port, and you don't actually care what number it is as long as it's open:

server ='', 0) #0 is special, it finds any open port
port = server.addr[1]   # get the port
server.close   #close the server, now we have an open port number

h/t @joshuadavey

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