[mythtv-users] iptables and MythTV
kirkgrell at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 28 09:33:41 EST 2005
At one point, I thought this machine might not be
behind a separate firewall. But now it looks like it
is going to be after all.
--- John Andersen <jsamyth at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/27/05, Doug Bunger <dougbunger at yahoo.com>
> > You turn off the firewall during instalation,
> > you are often using software like apt, yum,
> > synaptic, etc to resolve dependancies. During
> > operation the open ports will depend on you
> > deployment:
> > database needs port 3306 for mysql, usually only
> > backend needs port 3306 to get to the database
> > backend needs port 80 to access schedule data,
> > only tcp
> > backend *may* need 111 for portmap if /mnt/video
> is on
> > nfs
> > backend *may* need random nfs ports as determined
> > nfs
> > backend need ports 42160 & 42161 for streaming,
> > usually only tcp
> > (But I hope you got a really good uplink on your
> > remote if you're gonna try it.)
> > frontend will probably need all the same.
> > --- Kirk Grell <kirkgrell at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Of course most of these are only of concern if you
> do agressive egress filtering.
> For your in-house server, presumably behind a
> firewall, it becomes sort of self defeating to
> filter at that level. Personally, I don't even
> run IPTables on my Myth Boxes because nothing
> gets through my seperate firewall, and I don't have
> the bandwidth to push live tv out of my box over
> my internet connection.
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