[mythtv-users] iptables and MythTV
kirkgrell at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 28 00:08:52 EST 2005
I presume I'll need one for ntp as well. Looks to be
UDP and on port 123.
--- Doug Bunger <dougbunger at yahoo.com> wrote:
> You turn off the firewall during instalation,
> you are often using software like apt, yum, up2date,
> synaptic, etc to resolve dependancies. During
> operation the open ports will depend on you hardware
> database needs port 3306 for mysql, usually only tcp
> backend needs port 3306 to get to the database
> backend needs port 80 to access schedule data,
> only tcp
> backend *may* need 111 for portmap if /mnt/video is
> backend *may* need random nfs ports as determined by
> backend need ports 42160 & 42161 for streaming,
> usually only tcp
> (But I hope you got a really good uplink on your
> remote if you're gonna try it.)
> frontend will probably need all the same.
> --- Kirk Grell <kirkgrell at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > In a few of the MythTV How-to's I've read, it's
> > recommended to turn off the firewall during the
> > Linux
> > install. I'm building a MythTV backend at a
> > location and would like to enable the firewall.
> > What
> > are the minimum necessary protocols and ports that
> > need to setup in iptables so that MythTV will
> > work, but the box will still be somewhat secure.
> > The backend will just be recording shows. I won't
> > have a frontend for the time being (will just pull
> > the
> > shows via sftp as I want to watch them).
> > I'll also need to be able to schedule recordings
> > remotely via the web interface. Is it possible to
> > do
> > it via https?
> > Any help is greatly appreciated.
> > Thanks,
> > Kirk
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