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Posts Tagged TCP/IP

04.17.2009

Got a Billion BiPAC 7404VGP? Can’t access a website?

We couldn’t get to google maps today. We recently adjusted the firewall seetings in our BiPAC 7404VGP but didn’t make any changes that should have affected google maps. Looking at Status / Event Log showed me that an address with a Source Port of 80 was being blocked by a blacklist. By going into the […]

04.17.2009

TCP/IP Ports – Understanding Source and Destination

Imagine there is a big wall of “pigeon holes” between your computer and the internet. Each pigeon hole is numbered and each hole has specific purpose. For example, we only accept new SMTP mail in pigeon hole number 25. We only accept WWW requests in pigeon hole number 80. We call these pigeon holes, “ports”. […]