[p2p-hackers] How firewall to firewall works

Enzo Michelangeli em at em.no-ip.com
Wed Dec 1 12:54:17 UTC 2004


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Barrett" <dbarrett at quinthar.com>
To: "'Peer-to-peer development.'" <p2p-hackers at zgp.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2004 12:45 PM
Subject: RE: [p2p-hackers] How firewall to firewall works

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Stephen Samuel (leave the email alone)
> > Sent: Tuesday, November 30, 2004 6:16 PM
> > To: Peer-to-peer development.
> > Subject: [p2p-hackers] How firewall to firewall works
> >
> > This only works for a portion of firewalled users, but a big enough
> > portion to make the process worth trying.
>
> Excellent overview, thanks.  Do you know anyone at Limewire that might
> have more detailed statistics on this?  I'm really quite curious.

I would guess about 75%, if the statistics contained in
http://www.brynosaurus.com/pub/os/nat.pdf are correct (see also:
http://zgp.org/pipermail/p2p-hackers/2004-November/002171.html ).

For the rest, one can always use proxying/forwarding through selfless
non-NATted nodes.

Enzo




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