Re: Can't connect via VNC from work to home
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2005 15:34:43 -0500
"Charles Newman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
wrote in message news:5NCdnZBEyd4Lqo_fRVn-tA@comcast.com...
> She would not get out on any network that I ran, becuase I would have
> ports 1000 through 5300 blocked, to block Kazaa, and AOL IM
> and AOL for Broadband, at port 5190 would fall within that range.
> You and your online girlfriends can obviously get past hardware
> appliances, but you would not get past my firewall setup. Hardware
> firewalls dont offer the flexibility that software firewalls, such as
> SyGate and Tiny offer. On my setup, Tiny can be modified to
> block Kazaa on the Socks server, including port 80, while
> allowing the HTTP proxy to get out on port 80. AOL, Yahoo,
> and MSN IM can be blocked in the same way.
Just so you're aware, Fortigate Hardware firewalls can do that also.
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