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 From:  "Jonathan De Graeve" <Jonathan dot De dot Graeve at imelda dot be>
 To:  "Braden McGrath" <braden at big dash geek dot net>
 Cc:  "m0n0wall" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] UPnP as a possible future option?
 Date:  Wed, 30 Nov 2005 09:29:42 +0100
We already had this discussion awhile ago and the end result was we
didn't want it.

So no, it want be in a future build. 

Jonathan De Graeve
Network/System Administrator
Imelda vzw
Informatica Dienst
jonathan dot de dot graeve at imelda dot be

Always read the manual for the correct way to do things because the
number of incorrect ways to do things is almost infinite

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Verzonden: woensdag 30 november 2005 7:02
Aan: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Onderwerp: [m0n0wall] UPnP as a possible future option?

I know there are many on this list who see UPnP as a horrible terrible
giant gaping security hole.  ;)

In a corporate setting, I agree 100%.  It has no place there.

However, for those of us who are using m0n0 at home, the dynamic port
that is enabled by UPnP is a fantastic feature.

I can't be the only person who has multiple machines that like to game.
Multiple Xboxes - while UPnP isn't *required* for Live to function,
things go
much smoother if the router speaks UPnP.  The final nail in the coffin
for me
is with BitTorrent.  I have several machines that all occasionally need
to use
BT to grab stuff from the net.  For various reasons, I don't want to
give them
static IPs or assign static port forwards.  UPnP is the best way to make
work, since all modern BT clients support it.

Again, I realize that UPnP is a feature that some people hate, but that
is why
there should be a easy to use on/off checkbox next to it...

Developers, what do you say?  Any chance of seeing a UPnP daemon in a

Also, FWIW, I'm unable to resolve mono.ch this evening, from my own
or a third party.

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