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From: Frank Gruellich <frank@...>
Subject: Re: firewall suggestions?
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2004 08:57:13 +0100
* Mark Hurst <mark@...>  9. Jan 04
> > Not really. And why should a network scan be dangerous? Security by 
> > obscurity doesn't work. You can scan a well configured host all day
> > long, who cares?
> Why run a firewall at all if your hosts are so well configured?

Because I want to offer services inside my network, I don't want to
offer to the rest of the world.  Think again about this question: you
are asking, why routers are necessary.

> If security by obscurity doesn't work, why not publish details of your
> internal network on the Internet,

I do this.

> or allow zone transfers from anywhere?

Because I don't want this.

 Regards, Frank.
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