grante at visi.com
Mon Jan 10 14:33:02 CET 2005
On 2005-01-10, Diez B. Roggisch <deetsNOSPAM at web.de> wrote:
>> Usually you wouldn't run a public corba or pyro service over
>> the internet. You'd use something like XMLRPC over HTTP port
>> 80 partly for the precise purpose of not getting blocked by
> What exactly makes sending bytes over port 80 more secure than
> over any other port?
When has reality had anything to do with the way corporate IT
types configure firewalls? ;)
> It has always been my impression that this was to create less
> administrative troubles for firewall admins.
It's to give corporate IT types the _illusion_ of security and
relieve them of the need to learn how to configure firewalls.
> But its not inherently more secure. That's a property of the
> application running.
Grant Edwards grante Yow! HAIR TONICS, please!!
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