[RC5] Clients still working on old contests

Tom Ribbens webmaster at multi-air.com
Sat Oct 5 18:07:52 EDT 2002


I don't believe you will have to change your firewall, since there is 
currently only 1 port entry in the client's config file, and it works for 
both RC5 and OGR. Since i'm not DNet staff, my conclusions may be wrong 
ofcours.


Citeren "Malte S. Stretz" <msquadrat.nospamplease at gmx.net>:

> On Saturday 05 October 2002 01:02 CET Bruce Wilson wrote:
> > No, we have no way of tracing back the machines submitting RC5-56 and
> > DES work.  This work is submitted on a completely different TCP port
> > (2056) than our current network (2064) and the port we'll be using with
> > the RC5-72-capable clients (2072 - see the pattern?).  To reduce the
> > load on our servers, we simply block the old port.  It may not be the
> > most graceful way to handle the problem, but it is simple and effective.
> 
> Ummm... maybe it's a stupid question but on which port do/will OGR 
connect? 
> I've got one of my perproxys running NATed behind a production firewall 
> where I don't have physical access currently (it's in another city) and 
> don't like the idea of remotely fiddling around with the firewall just 
for 
> dnet too much...
> 
> Malte
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