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Topic # 139253 2-Feb-2014 13:06 Send private message

Hi all,

I've read another couple of posts on here but I haven't found my answer. What ports does Vodafone block on ADSL? So far I have discovered port 8080 to be blocked (or unusable).

Cheers.

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  Reply # 978881 2-Feb-2014 13:14 Send private message

Why do you think it's blocked?

What router are you using? Perhaps the router itself uses that port for admin or other functions?






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  Reply # 978883 2-Feb-2014 13:17 Send private message

8080 where did you read this?






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  Reply # 991445 20-Feb-2014 22:13 Send private message

johnr: 8080 where did you read this?


I didn't read it anywhere - after much frustration I couldn't get anything on port 8080 so I tried a different port and had no issues.

And no, it's not the router - I'm a network administrator. I'm wondering if it may be something fishy up with our connection coming in? As it happens, since I've posted this I've changed the whole network config at this end so I'll do some isolating and see if it was a computer/device here.

So in answer to my question, what ports are blocked (if any)?

Cheers all!


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  Reply # 991449 20-Feb-2014 22:18 One person supports this post Send private message

Vodafone dont block any ports.
Just opened 8080 on my router and 100% OK.




 


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Reply # 991452 20-Feb-2014 22:20 Send private message

None but @TimA wants to block port 80




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  Reply # 991455 20-Feb-2014 22:24 One person supports this post Send private message

(I know thats my IP, Luckily its DYNAMIC and i changed it..)









 




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  Reply # 991456 20-Feb-2014 22:26 Send private message

TimA: Vodafone dont block any ports.
Just opened 8080 on my router and 100% OK.


Thanks very much for the quick feedback. It must be someone's computer here screwing things up (I have an idea someone has a virus or two which could be causing issues as well as maxing our data cap so I'm going to start clamping down on that).

Cheers.




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  Reply # 991457 20-Feb-2014 22:27 Send private message

canyouseeme.org is very handy :) That's what I was using but had problems. Thanks again for your help!

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  Reply # 991459 20-Feb-2014 22:28 Send private message

Pilbromatic:
TimA: Vodafone dont block any ports.
Just opened 8080 on my router and 100% OK.


I have an idea someone has a virus or two which could be causing issues as well as maxing our data cap.

Cheers.



Dont start on that one.
Lets hope if it is a virus its a constructive virus that mines bitcoins.




 


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  Reply # 991461 20-Feb-2014 22:29 Send private message

Pilbromatic: canyouseeme.org is very handy :) That's what I was using but had problems. Thanks again for your help!


Make sure you have something actually listening for the query otherwise it wont show open..




 




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  Reply # 991462 20-Feb-2014 22:31 Send private message

Haha doubtful! I keep getting the blame for using up all of our data but I haven't even had a computer for over a month now! Aside from occasionally browsing on my work laptop a couple of times a week... Still waiting for my new PC to come in :)



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  Reply # 991464 20-Feb-2014 22:32 Send private message

TimA:
Pilbromatic: canyouseeme.org is very handy :) That's what I was using but had problems. Thanks again for your help!


Make sure you have something actually listening for the query otherwise it wont show open..


Yup quite aware of that one thanks. Although that could be useful knowledge for other people on this site. :)

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  Reply # 991466 20-Feb-2014 22:33 Send private message

TimA:
Pilbromatic:
TimA: Vodafone dont block any ports.
Just opened 8080 on my router and 100% OK.


I have an idea someone has a virus or two which could be causing issues as well as maxing our data cap.

Cheers.



Dont start on that one.
Lets hope if it is a virus its a constructive virus that mines bitcoins.


The only virus I get makes me cough and sneeze




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  Reply # 991468 20-Feb-2014 22:34 Send private message

Have you scanned the PCs with malwarebytes and checked the WiFi security?

Oh and have you ever sold / given away a modem provided by Vodafone?




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