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RE: [suse-security] Blocking Kazaa and other P2P communication tools.
  • From: "Knut Erik Hauslo" <KNUTH@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2003 15:17:10 +0200
  • Message-id: <84ECB0B9D002A54EA3E926AAA94E5808089D38@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Use a sniffer and watch which ports are being used. I cannot tell you
which ports, because the corporate firewall that I manage is not SuSEs
Firewall2, but I have only defined which ports to accept outbound (SMTP,
HTTP(S), etc) and Kazaa does not work here.

Not very useful maybe, but talking with users to have them stop using
Kazaa is i think more complicated.


-----Original Message-----
From: Johannes Bretscher [mailto:bretscher@xxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 3:11 PM
To: Josef.Fuchs@xxxxxxxxxx
Cc: suse-security@xxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [suse-security] Blocking Kazaa and other P2P communication

On Tue, Aug 19, 2003 at 02:57:34PM +0200, Josef.Fuchs@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Hi, Security List Subscribers.
> Can somebody tell me if it?s possible to block all Kazaa communication

> at my SuSE Firewall-Box?

Talk to the users of this program. Trying to block Kazaa, Emule and
similar programs technically you will always be a step behind them.

> thanks in advance
> Josef Fuchs


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safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
-- Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759.

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