[CentOS] pointers for using CentOS box as filter for children
sir_funzone at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 11 18:18:56 UTC 2005
--- Rodrigo Barbosa <rodrigob at suespammers.org> wrote:
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> On Tue, Oct 11, 2005 at 11:07:16AM -0700, Steven
> Vishoot wrote:
> > Rob,
> > I thought IM uses a specific port and you would be
> > able to block that port. I know certain ones like
> > uses port 6667 if i am remembering correctly.
> > can correct me if i am totally wrong.
> you are "not exactly correct". Yes, 6667 is usually
> the port IRC
> Servers use, but not always. I have seem plenty of
> servers using other ports,
> including 6668, 6669, 6670, 31337 and even 194.
> That is the same for IM softwares. Not to mention
> the fact that many
> simply use http-based protocols, with port 80.
> Blocking IMs is not as simple as it may seem.
> - --
> Rodrigo Barbosa <rodrigob at suespammers.org>
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thank you for correcting me, i knew i was kind of in
the neighborhood and knew it was not that simply since
a lot im programs use different ports. So it might a
good idea to know what IM program they are using would
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