Re: [SLUG] Router Firewalls

From: Eben King (
Date: Mon Apr 24 2006 - 01:46:38 EDT

On Mon, 24 Apr 2006, steve szmidt wrote:

> On Monday 24 April 2006 01:13, Eben King wrote:
>> On Mon, 24 Apr 2006, Bob Stia wrote:
>>> 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.

What can be open or closed then? How much packet-parsing does this firewall

This is not me being snarky.

-eben    ebQenW1@EtaRmpTabYayU.rIr.OcoPm

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