Re: [dev] Logical abilities of routers

From: David Brooke <>
Date: Mon, 1 May 2023 18:44:28 +0100

On Mon, May 01, 2023 at 09:45:22AM -0700, Jeremy wrote:
> Pretty neat that you don't use NAT. I had a public IP on my laptop
> once(ONCE) & the Chinese kept sending garbage to any port that was open
> & it made my laptop hot(almost burned my thighs!) What's your secret to
> avoid this??

I run a few servers, which do require inbound connections to certain
ports, but otherwise it's all blocked by the firewall on my router. I
can't stop unwanted traffic (and there is a lot of it) before that but
at least it doesn't get on to my internal network.

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