> From: Matthew Seaman [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2004 3:42 AM > > On Wed, Mar 24, 2004 at 04:20:24PM -0600, Shawn Kennedy wrote: > > Help! > > > > My company has shut down the ports in and out > > of the firewall dramatically! No SOCKS support > > so I tried using ssh. According to the cvsup > > documentation, you are to have a login on the CVS box > > you are trying to update from, but I don't (the > > official mirrors). I don't even have a box I > > can bounce off of in place of a login. > > Ouch. In the long term, complaining through your management channels > that the firewall changes are having a deleterious effect on your > ability to do your job, and basically costing the company money is the > most likely way to get a favourable resolution to this. > > In the meantime you can receive updates via CTM -- essentially a > series of patches to the system sources and so forth sent to you by > e-mail. See: > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/ctm.html
Ouch is right - I'm working on a request to security as I actually use some BSD tools in my work, but they have been very reluctant in the past. Thanks for the pointer - will give it a shot! Thanks! Shawn _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"