Port defaults

Hew McLachlan hew at ubuntu.com
Wed Nov 26 17:07:22 GMT 2008

Hi David,

They are open by default. I have verified this with my use of programs
such as Transmission that can test open ports. If you use ufw or some
other firewall, ports will of course be closed with default rules (which
I also verified).

Hew McLachlan

David Ryder wrote:
> Hi,
> Hardy
> I have seen conflicting posts on the Ubuntu forums.
> Could anybody please tell me if ports are closed by default or, as some
> state, are now open by default?
> Many thanks,
> David

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