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Re: Blocking yahoo messenger using IPTables



On Saturday 13 March 2004 11:53 am, Mike Burger wrote:
> 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?

oopps.. my bad.

RDB
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Reuben D. Budiardja
Department of Physics and Astronomy
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
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