On Thu, 4 Jun 2009 13:10:17 -0400 Bill Moran <wmo...@potentialtech.com> wrote:
>In response to Mark Hartkemeyer <hartk...@gmail.com>: >> 4. What kind of hardware and software are you running? >> "Can't provide this, due to security reasons." > >That's the stupidest answer I've heard today. Actually, I had a Comcast representative give basically the same answer. Evidently, they are trying to discourage 'social engineering'' which is probably not such a bad idea. >> 7. Do you give complete access to the Internet, or do you block some >> ports? "Cannot provide this info, due to security reasons." After >> asking, I was told that I would be able to run a mail server and http >> server on my connection. > >That's the stupidest answer I've heard today (just trumped the previous >one). If they can run a mail & http server, they are obviously not blocking ports 25 & 80. I would like to know how they are handling MX setting though. >> 8. Do you have complete reverse DNS? >> (They didn't know.) > >Heh. Can they find the bathroom in the dark? Now the rep should know that, especially if the caller is inquiring about a business account. -- Jerry ges...@yahoo.com Why do so many foods come packaged in plastic? It's quite uncanny.
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