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    1 COARSE PORT KNOCKING
    2 
    3 1 - What this it
    4 
    5 This is a simple implementation of Port Knocking techniques.
    6 This sniffs network packets with determined keys and executes commands like firewall to open and close ports. In the client mode injects packets with key to server.
    7 This is a personal project of the your author and is available for everybody by your GPL Licence.
    8 
    9 2 - What is Port Knocking
   10 
   11 In one instance, port knocking refers to a method of communication between two computers (arbitrary named here client and server) in which information is encoded, and possibly encrypted, into a sequence of port numbers. This sequence is termed the knock. The server initially presents no open ports to a public network and is monitoring all connection attempts. The client initiates connection attempts to the server by sending SYN packets to the ports specified in the knock. This process of knocking is what gives port knocking its name. The server offers no response to the client during the knocking phase, as it "silently" processes the port sequence. When the server decodes a valid knock it triggers a server-side process.
   12 
   13 The definition of a valid knock is arbitrary, and up to the implementer. The server-side process is also arbitrary, and up to the implementer. The trigger may result in dynamic modification of firewall rules or other administrative system events.
   14 
   15 3 - Timeline
   16 
   17 * 20060228 - 0.0.6 released
   18 * 20060110 - 0.0.5 released
   19 * 20051114 - 0.0.4 released
   20 * 20051111 - 0.0.3 released
   21 * 20051101 - 0.0.2 released
   22 * 20051020 - Initial release
   23 
   24 4 - Install
   25 
   26 Please run the install script that came together with this file.
   27 
   28 5 - Uninstall
   29 
   30 Please run the uninstall script that came together with this file.
   31 
   32 6 - Download
   33 
   34 Last version:
   35 http://coarseknocking.sourceforge.net/
   36 
   37 7 - TODO
   38 
   39 * Easy installer
   40 * Packages to linux distributions (deb and rpm)
   41 * Daemon mode
   42 * Support to crypt file keys
   43 * Support to OPIE
   44 
   45 8 - About author
   46 
   47 Andre Luiz Rodrigues Ferreira is a Computing Science student and Support Analist from Orlandia - SP - Brazil.
   48 Yours prefered subjects are Computer Networks, Information Security and Intrusion Detections Systems.
   49 
   50 He also love to play drum in the vacant hours :)
   51 
   52 PS: Sorry by your poor english. He's learning...
   53 
   54 9 - Contact, help and support
   55 
   56 You can obtain more information, help, contacts and have support this software choosing this choices:
   57 
   58 1 - Subscribe the mail list: https://sourceforge.net/mail/?group_id=151153
   59 2 - Access the project forum: https://sourceforge.net/forum/?group_id=151153
   60 3 - Access the Source Forge project: https://sourceforge.net/projects/coarseknocking/
   61 4 - Talk with the author: andrelrf@gmail.com
   62 
   63 10 - How to help
   64 
   65 Please reports bugs, patches and send documentation. The author will be happy! :)
   66 
   67 11 - Links and references
   68 
   69 Port Knocking project: http://www.portknocking.org
   70 Linux Journal: http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/6811
   71 Dr. Dobb's: http://www.ddj.com/documents/ddj0411g/0411g.html