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Re: for those not allowing exiting - reasonably safe ports
110 & 995 for receiving email should not cause too many problems either.
On Thu, 02 Feb 2006 01:51:11 -0500
Void Beast <daemonik.dragon@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> It would be worth noting also that MSN Chat runs on 6667 as it uses an
> implementation of the ircx protocol as well. Take that as you will, but
> coming from someone who writes amateur irc bots for MSN, it is just as bad
> on the abuse level as other IRC channels, only more popular.
> Daniel wrote:
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> >They won't necessarily use your node to launch DoS attacks. They'll
> >annoy the heck out of people on IRC, abuse channels and users, etc., and
> >then in frustration the people they've annoyed will then launch a DoS
> >attack against you. Either that, or they complain to your ISP and you
> >run the risk of being shut down.
> >Glymr Darkmoon wrote:
> >>hm weird, i've only got those ports open on mine, but i have
> >>rate-limited it to half my outbound traffic speed (which is 64kbit), so
> >>i dunno. i think 3kb/s doesn't allow much in the way dos attacking
> >>anyway. haven't had a problem yet.
> >>On Wed, 1 Feb 2006 22:23:32 -0800, "Greg Hewgill" <ghewgill@xxxxxxxxx>
> >>>On 2/1/06, Glymr Darkmoon <glymr_darkmoon@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>>>probably one should add 6667 and 6601 and 994 for irc, irc also does
> >>>>not do file transfers on these ports... 706 for silc as well
> >>>Allowing an IRC exit node just about got me shut down by my hosting
> >>>provider. IRC is a popular avenue for abuse and will invite serious DoS
> >>>attacks against your tor node.
> >>>Greg Hewgill
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