ports/protocol through firewall
rra at stanford.edu
Mon Apr 25 17:48:43 UTC 2005
Bill Tangren <bjt at aa.usno.navy.mil> writes:
> I have a local firewall, called firestarter on another machine. I notice
> that when I tell it to open a port for nntps, this is what shows up in
> ACCEPT tcp -- 0.0.0.0/0 0.0.0.0/0 tcp dpt:563
> ACCEPT udp -- 0.0.0.0/0 0.0.0.0/0 udp dpt:563
> Firestarter opens port 563 for tcp and udp. That doesn't mean that inn
> uses udp, only that there must be some newsgroup servers that do (or
> firestarter is configured badly).
It means that firestarter is configured badly. NNTP and NNTPS have never
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