[bf1942] Saftey of remote access

Rowan Smith rsmith at fsdtech.net
Sun Jun 15 20:43:50 EDT 2003

You can also choose which port it runs on afaik, which makes it a fair bit
more secure :)

-----Original Message-----
From: Cream[DONut] [mailto:cream at donut.dk] 
Sent: Monday, June 16, 2003 2:48 PM
To: bf1942 at icculus.org

use iptables to block off access to the remotecontrol port, except for your 
specific ip's?


At 12:23 PM 6/11/2003 -0800, you wrote:
>With 1.4 out and apparently working very pimpy I can now afford to be very 
>serious about my servers operation.  One thing I would like to do is run a 
>remote util, like from BlackBagOps, to control high latency users and what 
>have you.  I do have hesitations about leaving the remote access port for 
>the server open.  Near as I can tell it's insecure and I remember reading 
>a sec posting somewhere, granted it was for an older version, where the 
>remote admin port could be used to DOS the machine.  What's the lists 
>opinion/feelings regarding it's use.  Do you guys feel safe with it?  Am I 
>being paranoid or justly cautious?

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