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higgy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
> Two systems are connected wirelessly to a Netgear DG824M
> Router/Firewall/ADSL Modem. I'm trying to open ports for both systems
> to be able to use the P2P application, "eMule".
> The following rule works for my machine:
> Service: eMule(TCP:4662)
> Action: ALLOW Always
> Send to LAN Server: 192.168.0.2
> WAN Users: Any
> but when I try to create an identical rule, except with the other
> machines LAN address, it doesn't work, unless it's placed higher in
> the list than my rule, but then mine doesn't work!
> So how should I go about opening a port for 2 systems?
You should find out what port triggering means. I don't know if you can
get it to work for a p2p program on two computers, never heard of anyone
trying to do it. It's bad enough the compromise risk on one machine, let
alone two. ;-)