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Re: A Better Solution to the RHN Bandwidth Problem

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On Fri, Apr 11, 2003 at 10:49:49AM -0500, Shawn wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-04-11 at 10:31, Rodolfo J. Paiz wrote:
> > I should also note that you have only mentioned cost-related issues, which 
> > are independent from "security consciousness". Given that the BitTorrent 
> > code is Open Source, and can/has been freely audited by lots of people, 
> > then I should expect that an RH-sponsored BitTorrent would not pose any 
> > significant security risks to the consumer.
> 
> Opening any more ports than I hvae to is a security risk, regardless of
> whether or not that port is used by "audited" code.

I was under the impression that iptables statefulness was enough to
allow BitTorrent without poking holes in your firewall????


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Jack Bowling
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