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Re: blocking kazaa

On Mon, Apr 07, 2003 at 01:05:31PM +0200, trishl@platform.co.za wrote:
>  how would you deal with blocking client side applications that masquerade
> as other types of traffic? Such as clients that connect to remote hosts on
> ports like 80, 22, 53, etc that your site allows out as legitimate traffic. 

You'd need a firewall capable of analyzing protocols, ie. the fw needs
to know what a typical SMTP session looks like. AFAIK this can not yet
be done with gnu/linux tools.


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