ports/protocol through firewall
rra at stanford.edu
Mon Apr 25 17:41:30 UTC 2005
Bill Tangren <bjt at aa.usno.navy.mil> writes:
> I run an nntp server (inn-2.4.1 compiled from source), on a RHEL ES4
> machine, behind a firewall (that I don't control). I have configured the
> server to accept secure (SSL) connections on port 563. Access to this
> server on this port behind the firewall works fine. I asked the firewall
> admin to open port 563 for nntps traffic. He opened port 563 for tcp
> traffic only. From outside the firewall, I cannot get access to the news
> Does anyone know if it is necessary to allow udp traffic as well for inn
> to work over SSL?
No, it's not. Are you sure that your client is connecting directly to
port 563 and not trying to connect to 119?
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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