[GLLUG] Port scanning your router

Alain Williams addw at phcomp.co.uk
Tue Sep 30 08:29:04 UTC 2014

On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 09:02:50AM +0100, T Menezes wrote:
> Hi
> I would like to run a port scan of my router. It's the first time I do this
> and I am a little concerned about what my ISP might say (or do) if they are
> monitoring traffic to my fixed IP address.
> How do you usually go about doing this, do you get in touch with your ISP
> and let them know you will be doing this sort of job beforehand?

I just do it. Where will you be doing the port scan from -- some other machine
but where ? At worst they might think that someone is trying to attack you.

Alain Williams
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