From: John P. Looney (john at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Mon 03 Sep 2001 - 13:46:03 IST
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...
-- _______________________________________ John Looney Chief Scientist a n t e f a c t o t: +353 1 8586004 www.antefacto.com f: +353 1 8586014
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.6 : Thu 06 Feb 2003 - 13:11:57 GMT