Iptables port 5353 -

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Mon Nov 5 23:18:42 UTC 2007

Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Bob Goodwin wrote:
>> I guess I need to continue looking into this then since anything that
>> reduces internet activity in my present situation is a plus.  Wildblue
>> has a "fair use policy," more for their benefit I suspect than for the
>> users, that restricts the amount of traffic through their system [5gB
>> up/17gB down/30 days] and I've been struggling to get this under control
>> recently.
> Running a web caching program like Squid would help more, as long as
> all the computers are configured to use it.

transparent proxy is good for ensuring they do.

> You may want to add the system names/ip addresses to your hosts file
> on the different systems, so you can connect by name, instead of IP
> address. For Linux, it is /etc/hosts. The MAC probably uses the same
> file. For Windows, it depends on the version...
> Here are a few on mine. printserver is an Ethernet print server, and
> brother is a Brother MFC-7820N networked all in one machine.
>    mary.infinity-ltd.com mary
>   printserver.infinity-ltd.com printserver
>   brother.infinity-ltd.com brother

I prefer to use my own DNS server; it works better, and is more educational.



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