[ENet-discuss] NAT punch through (again)

Jay Sprenkle jsprenkle at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 16:24:50 PDT 2012

Security experts recommend Upnp be disabled since it allows malware or
virii to control your router just as well as it does legitimate programs.

On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 5:33 PM, Kip Warner <kip at thevertigo.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 2012-06-06 at 14:27 -0400, James B wrote:
> > Should I use the MiniUpnp library? Or perhaps Google's libjingle?
> Hey James. This doesn't answer your question fully, but another NAT
> traversal API to checkout is libnatpmp which takes care of UPnP port
> forwarding. MiniUPnP offers another API for Apple's alternative standard
> through libminiupnpc4-dev. The upnpc binary is very useful for testing
> whether a port forwarded successfully or not by listing the current port
> forwarding table on your router.
> Good luck,
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> Kip Warner -- Software Engineer
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