[unisog] registering servers

Tim Eden (te) te at unsw.edu.au
Thu Jul 27 22:37:31 GMT 2006

To those people that have a default deny policy and spent time 
beforehand monitoring traffic and deciding which servers to allow 
through initially - what sort of tools/methodology did you use to do this?

Cal Frye wrote:
> Thanks, all. We've been pretty open, and every suggestion of tightening
> things up a bit brings the same complaints suggesting I'm related to
> Mordac, the Denier of Information Services ;-)
> Good to have some references to suggest we're not going to break as much
> as is feared. Many thanks.
>  Robert Kerr ventured to comment, at 7/26/06 10:47 AM:
>> As Gary said, skype will pretty much cut through anything. The only
>> possible impact on skype is making it less likely a node will become a
>> supernode, which is probably a good thing. We've had a default inbound
>> deny for a long time and in the past complaints have focused more on
>> video than voice. Video chat through MSN used to be the big one for our
>> international students, we found that whilst yahoo messenger could do a
>> video chat fine MSN wouldn't. All that has changed in the last couple of
>> years though, as newer versions of MSN seem to cope with being
>> firewalled fine.
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