Automatic Firewall software?

Richard Verwayen holle at
Fri Oct 15 01:24:27 PDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-10-15 at 04:09, Vulpes Velox wrote:

> > Doesn't Portsentry ignore ports that have a service bound to them
> > like the SSH daemon? In that case, it wouldn't help Brian's problem,
> > since ssh is running, portsentry would ignore any attacks to port
> > 22, right?
> Move it and the like to a non-common port if one can. :)

Security by obscurity???


There is a tiny little configuration file to change portsentries
behaviour! So tell portsentry not to listen on used ports!


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