blocked port

James Sutherland jas88 at
Thu Jun 8 09:52:01 GMT 2000

On Thu, 8 Jun 2000, Chris Tooley wrote:

> At least in our area, the @home network blocks NetBIOS traffic through
> their network as it is used by the large group of hackers out there that
> attack users.  This shouldn't be a problem though as your VPN software
> should make a direct connection to the "local" network you are
> connecting to and should not try to send a request to port 139 through
> the @Home network.

Yep - the route SHOULD go directly over an encrypted VPN tunnel. It sounds
as if it isn't in this case, though - something else wrong...


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