Closing port 631 from other computers

Ed Greshko ed.greshko at
Mon Nov 3 09:09:15 UTC 2014

On 11/03/14 14:58, Jarmo Hurri wrote:
> The only semi-rational explanation I have for this at the moment is that
> internally my LAN address maps to localhost.localdomain, so
> maybe connecting to with nmap bypasses the firewall?

Yes.  You can't check the firewall of a system by using nmap on the same system.

If you can't laugh at yourself, others will gladly oblige.

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