On 1/4/12 12:32 PM, Lagerstars wrote:
> I'm about to start playing with the connection port values as we have a
> phyical firewall between some clients, so the comments about ignoring
> connections ports isnt true.
> Has anyone narrowed down the requirements or know roughly how they are used
> to calculate this to save me some time with testing?
> Thanks in advance
In my opinion from what you have stated, your "phyical" firewall is defective.
I have firewalls between many of my clients and my NetWorker server and storage
nodes. I have
my customers configure their clients to force the to use server ports 7937-7940
need four on the client side) tcp and 7938 udp, and the firewalls are
configured to allow my
NetWorker server to connect to those ports. The way NetWorker winds up
working, the client
initiates the connection to the storage node(s) required, so everything that
happens after the
backup is initiated is covered by the "ESTABLISHED, RELATED" category which
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