[CALUG] modems for Linux (now FiOS)
Eric V. Smith
eric+calug at trueblade.com
Mon Aug 21 06:18:35 CDT 2006
Eric V. Smith wrote:
> Randal T. Rioux wrote:
>> I was under the impression that the FIOS service was NAT'd at the
>> distribution point. I'm avoiding the switch from Comcast because I host
>> apps on dozens of ports, and I fear losing that luxury.
> In my case (in Kensington), it's the DLink router that does the NAT'ing.
> My Linux machine has a real, routable IP address when I connect it
> directly to the ONC (the box outside your house).
>> Will the "home" service (assume DHCP) allow external access to system
>> ports (ie www, ssh, vpn, ftp, etc)?
> I can definitely ssh and vpn into my system. http is blocked, but https
> works. I've never tried ftp.
I should note that the same is true for a machine in Ellicott City,
which is also running the Verizon home FiOS service. We can ssh into
that box and establish a IPSec VPN between it and my home machine.
Similarly, https works and http is blocked. That machine is also using
rp-pppoe, and is configured identically to mine in Kensington.
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