Re: Why? (was: Re: Port 2091

From: willie domingo (wedomingo@hotmail.com)
Date: 11/15/01


From: "willie domingo" <wedomingo@hotmail.com>
To: meritt_james@bah.com
Subject: Re: Why? (was: Re: Port 2091
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2001 22:42:25 +0000
Message-ID: <F161oTstO66lRCR5YJo00002d09@hotmail.com>


Actually they are implementing a new application which requires connection
to one of our TelCos, and that application by Tridel requires us to open
port 2091.

>From: "Meritt James" <meritt_james@bah.com>
>To: willie domingo <wedomingo@hotmail.com>
>CC: security-basics@securityfocus.com
>Subject: Why? (was: Re: Port 2091
>Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2001 13:03:39 -0500
>
>Gonna ask a silly question. Why were you "asked to open port" (ANY
>port!) "in our firewall"? Funsies? Business purpose?
>Knowing that will help a great deal in determining/comparing cost vs.
>benefits.
>
>V/R
>
>Jim
>
>willie domingo wrote:
> >
> > I would like to ask assistance from the group. We were asked to open
>port
> > 2091/tcp in our firewall, when I tried to research what service is
>running
> > on port 2091 it says PRP. I would like to know what is PRP and the risk
>(if
> > there are) in opening the said port. Forgive my innocence I hope
>somebody
> > can help on me on this. Thanks in advance.
> >
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