This FAQ has been created for partners to check the Muse Proxy configuration
($MUSE_HOME/proxy/hosts.xml file) to make sure they are not open proxies, and therefore prone to illegal usage.
RULES TO MODIFY:
1.) In the hosts.xml under the default user, there should be no
The default user allows the ICE Servers to access Muse Proxy. If the
2.) In the hosts.xml under the administrator user, there should be no
Like the default user above, if the
RULES TO KEEP IN PLACE:
1.) For Muse Proxies above the 184.108.40.206 version, there is the following rule for the default.mnm user:
This must be kept in place, so that end users will able to navigate to links rewritten via Muse Navigation Manager.
This must be kept in place. The REMOTE_PORTS section specifies the outgoing access port rules of the Muse proxy, i.e. to what remote ports the Muse Proxy is allowed to connect to. By default, we block access to the following remote ports:
20,21: File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
22: Secure Shell (SSH)
25: Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
and allow access to the rest of the ports. Meaning that the Muse Proxy can connect to data services on any other ports except the ones listed above.
3.) It is also recommended that if an