firewall rules for bitlord, yahoo, limewire
numardbsd at gmail.com
Wed Nov 26 17:53:40 PST 2008
On Wed, 26 Nov 2008 21:40:27 +0800
Fbsd1 <fbsd1 at a1poweruser.com> wrote:
> I have inclusive firewall rule set which means only packets matching
> the rules are passed through. The inbound hight port numbers are
> blocked by design.
> How do other firewall users code rules to allow limewire to work?
i think there are a few interesting posts in this thread (and several corrections about p2p 'evilness', which is good :P ).
A thread that may be of interest was started on net@ earlier in the year - look for :
From: Mike Makonnen <mtm at wubethiopia.com>
To: freebsd-net at freebsd.org
Subject: Application layer classifier for ipfw
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 13:02:29 +0300
- it refers to ipfw, not pf.
- I think there was at least another thread following up on this with working code,etc.
of course, DPI-style checks won't work (at all, or in a scalable fashion) as soon as users start encrypting their packets :P
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