[mswindowsxp] Re: Firewall Configuration

  • From: Joe Parker <joeparker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: mswindowsxp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2002 14:43:51 -0500

Yes, all routers have some method to open ports. Log into it and look 
around in the advanced setup area. If he can't manage that, then it's 
probably a Really Bad Idea for him to be running a server.

And if he's running WinXP he'll need to disable the built-in firewall.

At 02:00 PM 12/15/2002, you wrote:

>I am not using any router, I am just wondering how it works, also my
>friend has one and he cant get IIS to work 'cos his router is blocking
>port 21 in upload!
> >This has nothing in special to do with the worm, but I was just
> >wondering something, u know routers have built-in firewalls, let's say
> >have a router and that I want to unblock a specific port, is there
> >anyway to do that?! I mean do u like unblock the ports hardware wise or
> >is there a software that comes with the router?! So yeah, can someone
> >plz explain how it works in general! thanks

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