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RE: [suse-security] YAST and updates
  • From: Michael Schmidt <Michael.Schmidt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 12:06:40 +0200 (MET DST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.GSO.4.20.0208191204590.27169-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 19 Aug 2002, Reckhard, Tobias wrote:

> It uses FTP. Set up an FTP proxy (preferrable) or a stateful helper module
> (simpler) to handle it without opening up the entire 'unprivileged' port
> range inbound.

Why is it preferrable to use a proxy instead of the appropriate firewall
module.

Michael Schmidt

Icewolf


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