[Twisted-Python] Large Transfers
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Sat May 10 15:58:23 EDT 2003
Uwe C. Schroeder wrote:
> [...] If I run a webserver inside a firewalled LAN
So you're running the webserver with a local IP address that isn't
accessible via the LAN.
> and block all ports on the firewall,
This is redundant if you don't offer the services to the outside,
anyway. Redundancy is generally a good thing, but the services should be
properly configured in the first place.
> [...] I'm btw not talking about packet-filters, often sold as firewall.
A firewall is a security concept, not a single piece of software. Packet
filters might be part of that security concept.
Your name sounds German, if you can read German, these resources are
A nice summary about personal firewalls (in English):
**Personal Firewall Security FAQ**
Q: Do Personal Firewalls improve security?
Q: Why do so many people install them, then?
A: Because those people are all idiots.
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