pf or ipf rules to allow p2p Limewire through
bernt at bah.homeip.net
Thu Nov 27 22:55:43 PST 2008
Fbsd1 said the following on 2008-11-28 07:24:
> Bernt Hansson wrote:
>> Fbsd1 said the following on 2008-11-27 09:56:
>>> What pf or ipf firewall keep-state rules needed to allow p2p
>>> application such as limewire through? Using same firewall rules as in
>>> handbook example.
>> Put this in your /etc/ipnat.rules
>> rdr rl0 0.0.0.0/0 port port# -> internal-ip port port# tcp
>> rdr rl0 0.0.0.0/0 port port# -> internal-ip port port# udp
> How about explaining just why this is going to allow p2p limewire work?
Read the handbook on ipfilter.
> I think you are missing the fact that limewire does not use dedicated
> port numbers. Every session uses different port numbers and the remote
> computers come in on different hight port numbers.
Change port# to port range, then. Or you can skip the firewall.
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