Yeah fair comment Ricardo
Thanks

> Hi Keith,
>
> Since you are on the matter, I would also recommend using your firewall
> to  stop unwanted requests to that port. For example, try instead of
> any,  allowing your webserver (in case of webdriven websites) and only
> servers that  need to have access to your database. You don't need
> anyone trying to play  around with your database. :)
>
> Cheers
> Ricardo
>
> On Thursday 06 March 2003 07:30 pm, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> > To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> > Sent: Thursday, March 06, 2003 7:12 PM
>> >
>> >
>> >> Hi all,
>> >> I have "Found" a rule in my ipf firewall rules file.
>> >> it allows in my agetway machine running webmin
>> >>etc etc. to port 3306 from > any.
>> >>
>> >> Now I may well have added this rule but I didn't
>> >>comment it (Not like me!) Any clues as to what
>> >>that port is for? Services file has no listing.
>> >>
>> >> Thanks
>> >> Keith Spencer
>> >>
>> >
>> > IIRC, that's MySQL.
>> >
>> > Kevin Kinsey
>> > DaleCo, S.P.
>> >
>> >
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