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Re: mksh (shell)

Chris Taylor
Gerrit P. Haase wrote:

> Thorsten Glaser wrote:
>
>> Gerrit P. Haase dixit:
>>
>>
>>> Yes.  Fritz Box Fon.
>>>
>>>
>>>> These block 445/tcp/ipv4 totally, non-disablable and undocumentedly,
>>>> just to "protect" some Windows? systems.
>>>
>>>
>>> I cannot believe it.  Are there other ports blocked which I should be
>>> aware of?
>>
>>
>>
>> I have no idea. We just found this out by accident - I was at a
>> friend's place and wanted to install him jupp (a joe-editor fork,
>> another piece of code by me)...
>>
>> What about a written inquiry to AVM?
>
>
> It is incredible annoying to be patronized like a child, at least it
> should be possible to disable the blocking.   However, I have not much
> interest to start a discussion with AVM, and I have the option to use
> another line with another router which doesn't block any port.
>
> I found all Netbios ports but 445 configured in the main configuration
> file of the box, I could disable the blocking of 135 and 137-139 but
> not 445.
>
>
> Sigh!
> Gerrit

Well, while I've not come across confirmed cases of routers blocking
ports, ISP's do. I know of several offhand, based in the UK.

It's all as a result of blaster, which was a result of bad coding from
m$.. So no surprises there.

Chris

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