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Re: How to run fetchmail as daemon at startup



On Thu, 2007-03-29 at 19:56 -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 03/29/07 19:12, cga2000 wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 29, 2007 at 07:59:48AM EST, Ron Johnson wrote:
> [snip]
> >> Maybe, but I doubt it.  Usually ISPs just block 80, 25 & 20/21.
> > 
> > IOW, they have no clue what's really going on .. :-)
> 
> I'm sure they have many people who do.  Remember, though, that as
> much as The Eeeeeeeeeeeeevil Government would like it, ISPs can't
> monitor every port that every customer is using.  So, they use the
> blunt instrument of blocking popular ports.

Comcast has scanned on ports:

        119, 137, 138, 139, 445, 563, 1433, 1434, 5000

But usually the only ones I see anymore are:

        119, 138, 139, 445 and 5000

And mostly on 138 and 139, though regularly 119.

I can't imagine why they would scan 138 and 139 ...

/me boggles
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