Chris Buechler wrote:
> On 7/26/06, Bob Young <bob at lavamail dot net> wrote:
>> How come I can still call to my VoIP phone (by way of the "blocked WAN
>> ports" of my Monowall? (I can call my VoIP phone from my cell phone
>> or any
>> other phone I use).
> The state table. The phone has to be making some sort of outbound
> connection to the provider, over which they can push calls in to you.
> Probably very common with residential VoIP providers especially, since
> it requires no network configuration and is somewhat more secure since
> you don't need to open ports inbound to the phone.
I can confirm that is exactly what is happening.