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 From:  "Aaron K. Moore" <amoore at dekalbmemorial dot com>
 Cc:  <m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall-dev] UPNP
 Date:  Wed, 19 Oct 2005 08:42:45 -0500
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:
<snip>
> 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
> pop-ups? 
> 
> Dumbing down m0n0wall to that degree only makes it look dumb.
> 
> There are other deficiencies in M0n0wall that need more attention...

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Aaron Kent Moore
Information Technology Services
DeKalb Memorial Hospital, Inc.
Auburn, IN
Phone:  260.920.2808
E-mail:  amoore at dekalbmemorial dot com