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2008Re: [BPQ32] block node entries

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  • Mark Harloff
    Jul 20, 2009
      Thanks Ron. I'm pretty sure
      'DONTCHECKSOURCECALL' will solve the problem here.

      If it doesn't, I'll let you know.

      Mark K2CAN

      Ron Stordahl wrote:
      >
      >
      > You can't prevent anyone sending to you if they know your IP address.
      > Of course if you know their IP address you can block their packets using
      > a firewall, but you would only rarely have to resort to that. More
      > important would be to prevent an unwanted node from connecting to your
      > node. This can be accomplished in two ways:
      >
      > 1) If you do not have the AUTOADDMAP statement in your bpqaxip.cfg,
      > then they will not automatically be added allowing them to connect to
      > you. In addition you can include the option DONTCHECKSOURCECALL which
      > will prevent entries in your nodes table without the corresponding node
      > being configured in bpqaxip.cfg.
      >
      > 2) If you do have the AUTOADDMAP statement, which has a valid purpose,
      > then you have to take an additional measure to prevent an uninvited node
      > from connecting. You can do this by entering a bogus IP address for
      > them thus:
      >
      > MAP 'unwanted node call-SSID' 0.0.0.0 UDP 10093 B
      >
      > The 0.0.0.0 is simply an unroutable IP address resulting in no possible
      > connection.
      >
      > 3) I think AUDOADDMAP and DONTCHECKSOUCECALL are mutually exclusive, or
      > perhaps just meaningless if used together. I have not tried, perhaps
      > John can elaborate on that point.
      >
      > Ron, N5IN
      >
      >
      > *From:* Mark Harloff <mharloff@...>
      > *To:* BPQ32 SIG <BPQ32@yahoogroups.com>
      > *Sent:* Sunday, July 19, 2009 7:37:37 PM
      > *Subject:* [BPQ32] block node entries
      >
      >
      >
      > I thought the newest release had a solution to
      > the 'uninvited' nodes coming in via axip... but,
      > I can't seem to find anything on it.
      >
      > Anyone know if and where the settings are.. ?
      >
      > - Mark K2CAN
      >
      >
      >
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