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RE: Blocking port 135?

  • From: Drew Weaver
  • Date: Fri Aug 01 23:07:06 2003

Im pretty sure the Shavlik products require the RPC ports for people to use
HFNETCHK LE and stuff like that, and a lot of our co-lo customers use that
to keep their win boxes up to date, which I think is great because that's
one less abuse email I have to reply to ;-)

-Drew


-----Original Message-----
From: Jack Bates [mailto:jbates@brightok.net] 
Sent: Friday, August 01, 2003 9:32 PM
To: Sean Donelan
Cc: nanog@merit.edu
Subject: Re: Blocking port 135?


Sean Donelan wrote:
> free/cheap software firewalls that
> are easy and effective to use.  

And breaks all kinds of nifty things which ISP has to pay for via 
helpdesk support.


-Jack




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