Re: deschall gateways, standard ports, and firewalls

Nelson Minar (nelson@media.mit.edu)
Thu, 22 May 1997 11:14:10 -0400


>Is there anyone who would like to participate, but won't be able to
>get to tcp/8080, either? It would be optimal to address all of the
>folks stuck with this problem all at once.

How about setting up something on an http port? Presumably all
firewalls allow traffic to the http port. The http protocol is simple
and plenty of code exists now to speak it. Use a POST method to upload
data to the server, GET to get a new key block.