[Twisted-Python] Re: Newbie Question about PB and Firewalls

Patrick Gilmartin reapnow at excite.com
Fri Jan 9 00:04:59 EST 2004

Thanks for quick your response.  I finally realize the errors in my logic regarding client side firewall settings.

I look forward to becoming proficient with Twisted and incorporating it into overall IT infrastructure.

Thanks again,


 --- On Thu 01/08, Eric <input class="txtDsp" type="text" size="8" name="word2" value=  "<input" class="txtDsp" type="text" size="8" name="word3" value="-net.net"  wrote:
From: Eric python at twistedmatrix.com
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2004 20:05:59 -0700
Subject: [Twisted-Python] Re: Newbie Question about PB and Firewalls

On Thursday 08 January 2004 04:14 pm, Patrick Gilmartin wrote:<br> I have been reviewing Twisted site and documentation fairly extensive<br> for the past couple of months.<br><br> I have just downloaded it to start working with it, but before I get<br> started there are some answers I seek that will really help in my<br> overall plans.<br><br> From all the reading I have done, it looks like PB would be the<br> optimal protocol for me to use.  I understand where I have decision<br> making power at both ends of the line, I can modify the Firewalls<br> settings to accommodate the port(s).<br><br> But I know I will have situations where the client side will be<br> behind a firewall where I do manage the decision making process.<br><br>If it's the client side it shouldn't have a problem connecting out to <br>the Internet.<br><br>Or perhaps the firewall only allows certain outbound ports? If a user is <br>running such a firewall setup they pretty much need to be able to allow <br>more ports as needed.<br><br>One<br> of the reasons why XML-RPC and SOAP are broadly popular choices is<br> that they are over HTTP.<br><br>They're the same as far as crossing firewalls is concerned.<br><br><br> Given the above situation about Firewall settings where I have no<br> control, is my assumption correct that the PB protocol is not an<br> option for me.<br><br>No, probably not, but I don't think I understand your problem.<br><br><br> Thanks in advance for your help.<br><br> Patrick<br><br> _______________________________________________<br> Join Excite! - <input class="txtDsp" type="text" size="8" name="word9" value="://www.excite.com<br"> The most personalized portal on the Web!<br><br> _______________________________________________<br> Twisted-Python mailing list<br> Twisted-<input class="txtDsp" type="text" size="8" name="word12" value=".com<br"> <input class="txtDsp" type="text" size="8" name="word14" value="-<input" class="txtDsp" type="text" size="8" name="word15" value="-python<br"><br><br><br><br><br>_______________________________________________<br>Twisted-Python mailing list<br>Twisted-http://twistedmatrix.

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