one-way reporting?

Dave Lugo dlugo@etherboy.com
Fri Jan 10 17:20:57 UTC 2003


On Fri, 10 Jan 2003, Daniel V Klein wrote:

> When you say "can't accept inbound UDP" does that mean "unsolicited UDP"
> or does that mean "no UDP".  If the former, you're hosed.  If the latter,
> then no problem!

At the moment, no UDP.  The admin at the site is seeing what options he
has for opening up inbound udp to his reporting dccproc.

>
> The reason I ask is that may sites which use Cisco routers have what is
> called "reflexive rules" in their firewall.  You can get answers to many
> port requests, but nobody can just come into a random port.  I'd check to
> see if the "unsolicited UDP" rule is what is in effect on your site...
>

Nope, not in this situation, but thanks for pointing it out in the event
it was applicable :)


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