I agree. UPNP is a horrible idea, which is why common security
practices have you turn it off on any workstations and on the router if
it's supported. It's bad enough that a bunch of applications can now
encapsulate their data in http packets.
Andrew Lewis wrote:
> I disagree. If you need upnp to configure your firewall you have
> already lost.
> Honestly I think a home user would be better off without it. How many
> home users do the zombie "Accept and Install" now when they get
> Dumbing down m0n0wall to that degree only makes it look dumb.
> There are other deficiencies in M0n0wall that need more attention...
Aaron Kent Moore
Information Technology Services
DeKalb Memorial Hospital, Inc.
E-mail: amoore at dekalbmemorial dot com