[techtalk] Basic networking

Angela Nash Chick at the-nashes.net
Tue Jan 16 20:22:30 EST 2001

The LinkSys, and other cable/DSL routers, let you map ports so you can run
servers and do inbound connections.  It takes extra configuration, but when
you're ready to do this, you'll understand how to map the ports.


-----Original Message-----
From: David Merrill [mailto:dmerrill at lupercalia.net]
Sent: Tuesday, January 16, 2001 11:31 AM
To: 'techtalk at linuxchix.org'
Subject: Re: [techtalk] Basic networking

This is the simplest and easiest route, which is probably a good thing
since you're still learning the basics.

Be aware, however, that the lack of inbound connections, while
simplifying everything, will prevent you from running public services
on your machine, such as a web server. This may not matter to you, but
before you decide to take this route you should be aware of the



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