> Andrew Gould <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> escribió:
>> On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 8:13 AM, <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> Hmmm.  Isn't life interesting.  I would like to know how to block them and
>>> others without causing strange secondary problems.
>>> Actually a default pf configuration will let them pass unless I'm
>>> forgetting something important.
>>> ed
>> I share your pain, Ed.  I've had to perform 3 complete re-installations of
>> computers in my household in the last year.  Each time, I found a
>> ".limewire" file in a user's application folder.  The boys are now banned
>> from my wife's computer.  When the last culprit get's his computer back, he
>> will find it running an operating system that is not supported by Limewire.
>> The next time, he'll get it back without a network card.
>> Andrew
> :)  I understand.  Hopefully someone has a reasonably efficient pf or
> ipfw based solution.  If it cuts some of the microsoft traffic that I
> am seeing much more of recently, I won't complain either. I have tried
> to control them by ip's and but domain names with limited success.
> Too many windows boxes at the office.

Regardless of what you do to "control" the unwanted applications, I'd
monitoring the traffic on the network as well.  I don't put many limits
on what my kid can do on the network, but he knows I'm looking over his
shoulder.  Virtually speaking.

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area
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