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Re: decrypting iptables?

On Mon, 2008-12-01 at 17:36 -0500, Bill Davidsen wrote:
> Do you have any ESTABLISHED that you wouldn't ACCEPT? I just take them
> all.

Can't think of any at the moment, though there's some RELATED traffic
that I might have trepidations about.  I don't know what the rules
consider to be related, but I'd be annoyed at something like the
following (which does happen).

e.g. You browse to a website, and it connects back to you to look at
your identd service (if you have one), regardless of whether you're
logging on or browsing anonymously.

I want "related" to mean appropriately related traffic to what I'm
doing, not anything back from something that I've made some sort of
connection to.

And I can well imagine parents might relent and allow IM chat, but block
the ports used for webcams and IM file transferring.

[tim localhost ~]$ uname -r

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