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Re: Blocking yahoo messenger using IPTables



On Sat, 13 Mar 2004, Reuben D. Budiardja wrote:

> On Saturday 13 March 2004 07:24 am, IAK Tanoli wrote:
> > hi all
> >
> > i want to block yahoo & msn messenger using iptables.  I have successfully
> > block msn messenger using iptbales with the following command:
> 
> Why not block everything, then just let the traffic that you want go thru? 
> That is the basic things that people do with firewall / ip tables anyway. If 
> you do it that way, then you don't need to know specifically how to block 
> this or that, because you block everything, except for certain traffic that 
> you know you want, ie, ssh if you run ssh server, http (port 80) if you run 
> webserver, etc.

Because he's trying to block outgoing traffic?
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