[mswindowsxp] Re: Firewall Configuration

  • From: foofaraw in the middle <foofaraw_in_the_middle@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: mswindowsxp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2002 11:58:52 -0800 (PST)

Yes, all firewalls or routers or switches has a way of unblocking ports. 
Otherwise, what good are they? Don't get a hub. It will slow you down and you 
would be vulnerable to collisions.
 Snowshelbi <SnowShelbi@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:Well my kestion isn't really how to 
do it but if it's doable or not, I
mean do firewalls in general have a way to unblock ports or are they
like totally blocked...the thing is I am getting a new pc soon and if
that is the case I prefer getting a hub or a switch instead of a
firewall, I don't want all the ports to be blocked...i kidna want to
have control over what is and what is not blocked. thanks

-----Original Message-----
From: mswindowsxp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:mswindowsxp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Charles R.
Sent: Sunday, December 15, 2002 2:42 PM
To: mswindowsxp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [mswindowsxp] Re: Firewall Configuration

Well it's still the question on which router he has because I have a
Linksys, but I'm not sure if the intreface is the same with other

>-----Original Message-----
>From: mswindowsxp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>[mailto:mswindowsxp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Snowshelbi
>Sent: Sunday, December 15, 2002 11:00 AM
>To: mswindowsxp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [mswindowsxp] Re: Firewall Configuration
>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!
>-----Original Message-----
>From: mswindowsxp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>[mailto:mswindowsxp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Charles R.
>Sent: Sunday, December 15, 2002 1:55 PM
>To: Mswindowsxp
>Subject: [mswindowsxp] Firewall Configuration
>First question is, what router are you using?
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: mswindowsxp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>[mailto:mswindowsxp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Snowshelbi
>>Sent: Sunday, December 15, 2002 10:37 AM
>>To: mswindowsxp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>Subject: [mswindowsxp] Re: Spice girls' vocal concert
>>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
>>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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