restrictive ipfw ruleset and ftp
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Tue Jun 17 06:08:10 PDT 2003
Andrew Thomson wrote:
> any suggestions would be great.
> i have a restrictive ipfw ruleset that works great.. it only allows
> incoming connections that i allow and outgoing connections allow. i have
> a list of ports that i let my users go out on: 80, 22, 143, 443 etc
> All the stuff they might need to do.
> how can i handle passive ftp though?
> i can let 21 out, but when the remote ftp server says use this x high
> port.. i block that because it's not in my list. so what can i do to get
> around this..
> not totally familiar with it, but is this what fw_punch is for within
That's what it's designed for. I've never used it so I can't verify how
well it works.
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