[Box Backup] Fwd: Ports for Firewall

Ben Summers boxbackup@fluffy.co.uk
Fri, 12 Nov 2004 08:40:33 +0000

On 11 Nov 2004, at 20:27, Martin Ebourne wrote:

> On Thu, 2004-11-11 at 20:10, Chris Hane wrote:
>> What ports do I need to open in a firewall for boxbackup to work?
> tcp 2201 on the server.
>> Is this a configurable choice or is it hard coded?
> It's 'configurable' in lib/common/BoxPortsAndFiles.h.

And you can do something like


to change the port number in the ListenAddresses configuration 
directive. However, currently the clients can't be configured to 
connect to a different port.

>> Apologize if this is in the docs somewhere, I couldn't find it....
> Neither could. I read the code. It's in the mailing list archive too.

And netstat -a would have revealed it.