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Old 02-09-2004, 10:19 AM   #1
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How to open a port

I am running Red hat Linux 7.1 on a small work-related network. How do I open ports 2047 and 2147. Please be very specific. TIA Biff
Old 02-09-2004, 10:32 AM   #2
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If you run setup from a shell you should be presented with a simple menu interface. On that interface you should be able to find the firewall options and open up those ports.

Let me know if this doesn't work.
Old 02-09-2004, 10:39 AM   #3
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I you do not have a firewall, then the port is already open. You will need a program to accept information on that port, you can't just send data to the port and expect it to work. So, first of all, make sure you have a program expecting information on those ports. Then once you have that, verify your firewall is open by using 'nmap <hostname>'.




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