ipfw deprecation

joerg at britannica.bec.de joerg at britannica.bec.de
Mon Jun 26 06:08:47 PDT 2006

On Mon, Jun 26, 2006 at 02:49:53PM +0200, Jonas Trollvik wrote:
> But I havnt found an option for natds -use_sockets, which means I can
> not use ftp in the right way.
> Of course I can setup a proxy, but that only works for specific
> outgoing ports and not in a general way.

I don't understand what problem natd's -use_sockets solve, so I can't
really thnk of a different solution. I mean active FTP doesn't work
because the local IP and port are part of the payload, which has to be
translated by the NATting box. There's no universal solution (no, UPnP
doesn't count).


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