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Old 19th January 2007, 23:39
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Originally Posted by Evollusion
First, is this regarding iptables, or my hardware firewall on the perimeter of my network?
It's iptables. But I wonder right now why these ports should be left open. As the connection would be started from the server itself rather than from the outside, I think you don't have to open these ports as outgoing connections should always be allowed. But I could be wrong.

Originally Posted by Evollusion
I'm assuming its for getting updates of spam signatures an similar things, but I'd like to be sure before I decide to leave these ports open.
Yes, that's right.
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