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RE: apt-get & firewall

On Tue, 30 Oct 2001, Frederico.S.Muñoz wrote:

> AFAIK either the HTTP, the FTP, or both; it depends on what you define in
> your sources.line.
> If you only define http sites you would only need the http port open, the
> same with the ftp.

2 things:

1) If you're blocking connections anal retentively, non-passive FTP may
break anyway.

2) Why are you blocking *outgoing* connections, anyway?  If you don't
trust people inside your network to make an outbound connection, do they
really need to be on the network at all?


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