[Psi-devel] File Xfer, Proxy, & Giving out IP
kevin at kismith.co.uk
Wed Mar 23 03:54:40 PST 2005
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On 23 Mar 2005, at 08:17, Nolan Eakins wrote:
> I just did a file transfer with a friend through a proxy and was
> watching the XML console. One thing I noticed was that all the IPs for
> both machines were given out, even with the use of a proxy which was
> also listed. Is this a possible privacy concern, giving out all the
> I would think that if a proxy is used then a machine's IP addresses
> should be kept private. Does anyone think the same as I do?
I don't; I think that the various ips should be attempted first, in
case it can be done without a proxy. Many people are, for example,
behind one-way firewalls so they're quite capable of filetransfers if
the other user's routable, but need to be proxied if they are.
Postgraduate Research Student, Computer Science, University Of Exeter
TaeKwon-Do Club Captain, University of Exeter.
Psi project lead/maintainer, http://psi.affinix.com
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