Thread: Pf problem
View Single Post
  #6   (View Single Post)  
Old 24th May 2011
BSDfan666 BSDfan666 is offline
Real Name: N/A, this is the interweb.
Helpful companion
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 2,223
Default

Warn the 60 users that they could lose access if caught downloading torrents, don't cripple the entire network by trying to thwart them.

As long as you don't redirect any ports to the users, they will get a bad ratio and be throttled/banned from most torrent trackers anyway.

Blocking outgoing access to ports indiscriminately could potentially block legitimate traffic, you gain nothing from doing so.

I recommend education over censorship, explain why they can't use the network for those purposes and establish a written network use policy and a guideline for punishment.

That is the best way to handle this, I believe I've written this before to someone else.. perhaps it was you?
Reply With Quote