RE: blocking kazaa
IIRC, kazaa has various firewall-piercing options, including using the
HTTP port on either the sender or reciever's end to handle transfers.
From: ezra daniel [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2002 1:12 PM
Subject: Re: blocking kazaa
In every firewall manual its explained that a good firewall should allow
only certain traffic and always block/drop the rest...
He seems not to be doing so.
>From: Henrique Pedroni Neto <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: blocking kazaa
>Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 15:21:56 -0200
>You can set the default policy to DROP,
>and later open only the ports that you need to make the conection.
>I do this im my box and worked fine.
>|I got a trouble in my network while trying to block Kazaa.
>|I tried to drop port 1214 with this rule:
>|iptables -A FORWARD --dport 1214 -j DROP
>|but this doesn't work. so I did sniffing to see what kind of packets
>|ports kazaa uses and I saw that it searches for servers in different
>|later, I read in various texts around the net, but all recommend to
>|port 1214 and kazaa site. this probably worked in version 1.
>|how could I block kazaa, since I need accept connections in high
>|sorry for the bad english.
>Henrique Pedroni Neto
>Administrador de Rede - ITAL (http://www.ital.org.br)
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