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[ale] Firewalls and UPNP

Why would communication software needs multiple ports open. Just asking.

On Mon, May 4, 2020, 11:05 AM Robert L. Harris via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:

> So my son and I work at the same company and for team meetings we're using
> discord.  I'm trying to set up so we can use Discord in the house behind
> the NAT.  Discord it seems though wants a massive range of ports forwarded
> directly from the firewall to my PC, which means he can't use it.
> Supposedly it'll work with UPnP though.  I tried using miniupnpd, but that
> seems to not work correctly with my iptables.
> Has anyone gotten miniupnp or similar working for things which need that
> type of dynamic port forwarding? ( Ring doorbells? )
> Robert
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