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What are these connections to localport at startup for?

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Ewi

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Post Posted December 9th, 2002, 6:07 am

I'm running Zonelabs Zonealarm and it is reporting that phoenix wants to access 127.0.0.1 on different ports (i.e. each time I start phoenix it connects to a different port). For what is this used? When I disallow connection to localport phoenix starts normal...

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Post Posted December 9th, 2002, 10:15 am

Ewi wrote:I'm running Zonelabs Zonealarm and it is reporting that phoenix wants to access 127.0.0.1 on different ports (i.e. each time I start phoenix it connects to a different port). For what is this used? When I disallow connection to localport phoenix starts normal...


They're use for internal communication between Phoenix and its Personal Security Manager component. It's not trying to do anything dodgy.
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Post Posted December 9th, 2002, 12:28 pm

Thank you for your answer.

But a question remains: Why is this done via IP and not via some kind of inter-process communication? Is this a tribute to cross plattform or is there a possibility to remote administer the security things?

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Post Posted December 9th, 2002, 4:14 pm


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Post Posted December 10th, 2002, 9:16 am

Thank you very much.

As far as I can see this is marked as resolved/wontfix and the last post is from "Last modified: 2002-09-08 17:38". So I have to accept it as it is? I don't really understand why this is necessary under windows while it is not necessary under linux.
But I don't want to bother you... I mustn't blead, cause it's not my work. But I really think this is not something with that Mozilla/Phoenix is getting the trust of the people...

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P.S.: Excuse my bad English

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Post Posted December 10th, 2002, 9:53 am

Ewi wrote:Thank you very much.

As far as I can see this is marked as resolved/wontfix and the last post is from "Last modified: 2002-09-08 17:38". So I have to accept it as it is?

Probably, yes.

Ewi wrote:P.S.: Excuse my bad English

Kein Problem, Ewi, wir haben alle unsere Probleme mit Englisch und ich denke alle haben Dich verstanden :wink:

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