IPF Firewall Rules... help!

Dick Hoogendijk dick at nagual.st
Fri Apr 8 14:25:56 PDT 2005


On 08 Apr bob at a1poweruser.com wrote:
> If you read the limewire website carefully you will see that no where
> does it say it will work on PC on a local area network (LAN).  This is
> one of those products that buries the sending IP address in the
> packets. A PC on the LAN uses an NATed ip address and this product can
> not handle that.  This is a common problem with products such as this.

Are you saying here that limewire does /not/ run on clients on a NATted
local area network?

If so, how come then that limewire runs on my windows client, as well as
on my OS-X and FreeBSD clients? All NATted of course.

> It's just not designed to work on PC that is on a LAN.

It works like a charme for me though.

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