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Re: Game packages starting servers?

On Wed, Oct 23, 2002 at 01:31:04PM -0400, Phillip Hofmeister wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Oct 2002 at 10:24:04PM -0400, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> > Well, I was a bit surprised when I installed crossfire-server and it
> > automatically started the server. I had intended to use it for private
> > testing purposes; I didn't want to run a game server on my machine that
> > opened an external port to the net. Perhaps this is a special case;
> > perhaps most people who install crossfire-server want to run a server.
> If you set up iptables only what you want to alow to come in will,
> regardless of what daemons are running.

Forgot the smiley, didn't you?

But you're right. That's why i'm always installing Windows 0815 Advanced
Server Super Ultra Version including Anhanced Server 2002+ (+ means
extended system services) - and of course the personal firewall to
disallow those services to be used. ;)


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