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0001347aMuleFeature Requestpublic2008-07-01 16:072008-07-21 17:49
ReporterXi0N 
Assigned ToWuischke 
PrioritynormalSeveritytweakReproducibilityalways
StatusresolvedResolutionwon't fix 
PlatformOSOS Version
Product Version2.2.1 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0001347: Random ports
DescriptionTaking advantage of the UPnP feature, i think it would be nice to have random TCP and UDP ports on every amule startup.
I think i saw in the past, back when i was using Windows and eMule,... some mods that have this feature... use it or leave it the way it is with fixed ports... but i think, now, with the UPnP feature, we can have more privacity and more security with a random port feature....
Additional InformationThe idea is this:

I usually set a different port for
Port
 and
UDPPort

in amule.conf

the idea is that, everytime amule starts up, he sets two random ports (between some range of ports) for this values, and then, UPnP map them..... and there you have, a different mapped amule on every startup...
┬┐What do we win? IMHO, security and privacy..... as this open back doors are changed randomly and oftenly (only every amule startup)
As this would be useful for this connections it would be stupid for web interface connections (obviously, you must know your web interface port before anything)

I would like to see how this feature works.
TagsNo tags attached.
Fixed in Revision
Operating SystemAny
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(0002881)
Wuischke (manager)
2008-07-21 17:49

I don't think this feature is useful, please use the forum for a discussion.

- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2008-07-01 16:07 Xi0N New Issue
2008-07-01 16:07 Xi0N Operating System => Any
2008-07-21 17:49 Wuischke Status new => resolved
2008-07-21 17:49 Wuischke Resolution open => won't fix
2008-07-21 17:49 Wuischke Assigned To => Wuischke
2008-07-21 17:49 Wuischke Note Added: 0002881


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