Re: Software Firewall or NAT Router or Both?

From: K2NNJ (ktwonnj_at_NOSPAMoptonline.net)
Date: 12/15/03


Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2003 04:02:43 GMT

I know. There isn't too much info in this that I could find.

Thanks again!

"Duane Arnold" <notme@notme.com> wrote in message
news:Xns9451D7D04EB8Cdarnold92insightbbco@63.240.76.16...
> "K2NNJ" <ktwonnj@NOSPAMoptonline.net> wrote in
> news:Vh8Db.153644$655.28031815@news4.srv.hcvlny.cv.net:
>
> > The Linksys Knowledge Base site appears to be down. Could you give me
> > step by step instructions for the DMZ and the DHCP IP.
>
> Go to the router Admin screen the Advanced Tab/DMZ Tab.
>
> Enter in 192.168.1.254 but you would enter 254, since you cannot enter
> the other nodes of the 192.168.1 IP because that part is protected on the
> screen and it's implied that the other parts of the IP are 192.168.1.
>
> Then press the Apply button. You will not find this information at the
> Linksys site, because this is a *TIP* that was passed on to me as I am
> passing it on to you to block the ports on the router that didn't pass
> the Sygate test.
>
> >
> > Whatever I need to do to block those 2 ports. Feel free to e-mail
> > direct.
> >
>
> After you have done the DMZ thing above and checked the screen to make
> sure it's holding by coming out of the router Admin screens (basically
> logging out of the router) and logging back into the router and going
> back to the DMZ screen to see that the 254 held on the screen, you can
> then run the test at Sygate or any other testing site like PCFlank,
> Gibson's test site and the router will now pass the tests.
>
> I'll assume that you have changed the router's default factory password
> to access the Admin setup on the router to something else. You can search
> Google as well as the Linksys site for this information on *how to do
> it*.
>
> It don't take no rocket scientist to figure this stuff out! :)
>
> Duane :)
>