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 From:  Fred Wright <fw at well dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] firewall rule on emule and other p2p
 Date:  Tue, 8 Feb 2005 13:49:36 -0800 (PST)
On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, My List Mail wrote:

> can you clarify things up on firewall rules.
> emule want TCP port 4662 to be open,
> how should i set the rule?
> should i set in LAN? or WAN?

On WAN, but "opening" the port per se isn't sufficient when the target is
behind NAT.  You'd need a NAT Redirection entry, and only the one
specified system would be able to use that protocol.

In general, P2P and NAT don't get along well, since there's no way to
identify a particular NATted "peer" as a destination.

					Fred Wright