Re: [SLUG] Router Firewalls

From: steve szmidt (
Date: Mon Apr 24 2006 - 01:29:39 EDT

On Monday 24 April 2006 01:13, Eben King wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Apr 2006, Bob Stia wrote:
> > Hello Sluggers,
> >
> > When I switched from dial-up to verizon dsl about a month ago I bought a
> > D-Link DI-604 router for the ethernet capability of my computers and as a
> > firewall.
> >
> > Question is; How can I tell/test to see what this built in firewall is
> > doing (allowing -denying etc.) ?
> Have it block a noncritical address/port/whatever that you can generate.
> Assume that if-and-only-if it works for that, it works for the others.

Huh? I think he's trying to detirmine what is open/closed not if it can block
a port.

You should always to have an external address to "attack" your f/w with. I'll
send you some results.


Steve Szmidt

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