• Subject: Re: TCPIP port restriction for network security
  • From: Sean Porterfield <sporter@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 11:15:18 -0500
  • Organization: Best Distributing Co.

mcrump@sgcontainers.com wrote:
> 
> I need some opinions - ok, dumb statement :-)
> 
> For security purposes our firewall has most of the ports closed to the outside
> world.  I know when we started some outside work with a  consulting company I
> had to pull teeth to get port 1352 (Notes) open for some people in our 
>company.

Do you really mean closed TO the outside world?  Meaning you can't acess
the outside world except on approved ports?

I allow outbound connections from anywhere to anwhere and only block
incoming connections.
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