From: Dave O Connor (doc at domain redbrick.dcu.ie)
Date: Tue 25 Jul 2000 - 12:03:30 IST
Someone called Justin Mason said on Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 11:47:48AM +0100:
> Dave O Connor said:
> > That's a web server. He was looking for a WAP server, which was something
> > different completely. A web server serves out pages. A WAP server takes
> > requests from phones dialled on through an access server, and makes requests
> > on behalf of the hpones to web servers. It can also act as an SMSC.
> There's a thread on bugtraq right now (or it could be vuln-dev) talking
> about the Nokia WAP gateway -- it's java so there should be no probs
> running it on Linux (sloooowly) from the sounds of things. It may be
> commercial though.
It's available for solaris too. I haven't tried to run it under linux. And yes
it is, very commercial. Nokia charge per page hit, i believe.
> Note that you should use a firewall to block direct IP from outside to the
> dial-in pool, otherwise a simple portscan will crash Nokia phones
> apparently ;)
Untrue. I've not been able to reproduce that, with several firmware versions
of the 7110, I've not heard of anyone else who has either. Still, anyone who's
placing something like a mobile phone on public IP space deserves to be
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