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[aprssig] Tier 2 Status

Chris Howard w0ep at frii.com
Wed Jun 21 21:54:25 UTC 2006


And 23 is used for jamming CWOP data into the system.




On Wed, 2006-06-21 at 13:58, AE5PL Lists wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ron Stordahl
> > Posted At: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 1:23 PM
> > Subject: Re: [aprssig] Tier 2 Status
> > 
> > Does port 23 provide the same 'filter' as port 14580 (user 
> > definable)?  
> > Perhaps the other 'filters' are being phased out?
> 
> No, port 23 (Telnet port) on the core servers is a full feed port and
> should only be used in this day and age by other servers who can only
> connect to a Telnet port through their firewall (most clients and IGates
> have no need for the full APRS-IS feed and it simply adds to the core
> server bandwidth requirements).
> 
> Many firewalls block port 23 inbound and outbound if they block other
> ports because Telnet is not secure and a potentially significant
> security risk.  Because of perceived security risks by IT and because
> the ports are full feeds, the need for port 23 on APRS-IS core servers
> is somewhat out-dated.
> 
> 73,
> 
> Pete Loveall AE5PL
> mailto:pete at ae5pl.net 
> 
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