On Fri, Aug 31, 2001 at 06:23:39PM +0100, Martin Feeney mentioned:
> On Fri, 31 Aug 2001 17:57:03 John P. Looney wrote:
> > Now, if I want to NAT say filesharing etc. - what ports do I need ? What
> > are the others there for ?
> Ports 137-139 should be enough. You probably don't even need all three as
> one of them is probably broadcast only, so won't leave your subnet anyway.
I still don't see the NATted boxes in "network neighbourhood". Now, if
the external IP on the NAT box is on my local network, will the broadcast
be sent through anyway ? Or would I need to be doing proxy arp messing to
see broadcasts propagated through the NAT box (so, make a network bridge,
rather than NAT) ?
> Is any part of this filesharing going to go on over public IP space? If
> so, are you mad? Excellent way to get rooted (or the win2k version -
> Administratored, I suppose).
>> If you want to do any NT/Win2k sharing over the internet, you should
> really look into an encrypted P-t-P tunnel (poptop/pptp, ipsec(freeswan),
> DIY vpn over ssh, etc.).
Yeah, yeah. I'll do that later. Well, it's more for customers, really. If
they really want to do it...and they are told about the risks...
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