At 10:24 AM 9/25/97 -0400, Tim Evans wrote:
>Raptor's VPN product communicates using port number 420/tcp, protocol
>94 (IP over IP). A Raptor FAQ on the product mentions that some
>ISP's may block this port/protocol.
>I expect to be doing battle with one or more ISP's on this
>question. Can anyone tell me why this port might be blocked? And
>provide arguments for enabling it?
It's unlikely that any ISP would get into protocol filtering - their
job is to provide connectivity. Firewalls would likely block this,
>(No religion please; the commitment to Raptor's already been made.)
Sorry, I can't resist a comment - one would think that a company as
big as Dupont would be using a secure VPN implementation - single DES
(which is what swIPe is) isn't secure enough these days..