[Dshield] Is DShield Dead?

Neil Richardson neilr at ieee.org
Tue Jun 21 00:58:51 GMT 2005


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on 6/20/2005 2:24 PM Alan Frayer said the following:

| Robert Nelson wrote:
|
|> You will need to install the logviewer program that should be on
|> your Linksys installation CD.
|
| I may have even installed it... but, it does require the PC to be
| running when the router sends the log (doesn't it??? Or does the
| logger pull the log?). This may be a problem for many households
| such as my own, where the PCs are powered down when they aren't
| being used. If the logger pulls the logs, and DShield doesn't mind
| intermittent reporting, then I'm happy to oblige!


I thought that most home broadband systems (DSL/cable) were
dial-on-demand, so if the PC is powered down, shouldn't the connection
time-out and disconnect ("due to idle connection") after 5-10 minutes?


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