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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] port triggering
 Date:  Thu, 4 Aug 2005 10:26:32 -0400
On 8/4/05, Thomas Sprinzing <thomas at sprinzing dot org> wrote:
> is there any interest, idea, plan to implement port triggering in m0n0wall?

the technical name for such a thing is uPNP.  I've explained why it's
worthless and dangerous on the pfsense list in the following thread,
so I won't repeat myself here.

One reply:

One comment on that reply, I'd say it's a huge risk in any
environment, not just corporate.  Think worms, viruses, trojans, and
other malware that could open a port in your firewall so outside
attackers could talk directly to whatever junk is on your machine(s).