shell script question

Richard K. Miller richardkmiller at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 20:54:20 MDT 2005


On Oct 12, 2005, at 7:58 PM, Michael Torrie wrote:

> On Wed, 2005-10-12 at 18:33 -0600, Richard K. Miller wrote:
>
>> I'm close to finishing a shell script to automatically enable the DMZ
>> on my Linksys router no matter what IP address my computer has.
>>
>
> What is the DMZ thing on linksys routers for anyway?  It doesn't  
> seem to
> bear any resemblance to the DMZs I'm used to working with on large
> networks.  (Islands of minimal trust).  How does linksys define DMZ?
>
> Michael
>

I'm not sure if DMZ is the right name for it, but it simply forwards  
all external ports to the given internal IP address.  I think it's  
exactly the same as a port forward on every port.





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