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messenger throu firewall

I want to use an instant messenger in my work but this services is blocked in our firewall... it is possible to use an instante messenger to avoid the firewall... thanks.

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I don't think its block.. because most IM also use

the same port as web/internet.. port 80..

If they block that, then you can not browse the internet too.

Unless there are a utility that can block IM, which I don't find one yet..

So if someone can show me how to block IM (MSN, Yahoo, AOL etc) I would be glad..

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Doesn't your firewall do this?

Melati doesn't your firewall block specific applications?

I use ZoneAlarm and I had to tell it to accept ICQ as my IM, otherwise it would have blocked it from connecting to the internet.

Wouldn't yours do the same?


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(NT) (NT) yup, but I still can connect through web interface
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Check with your IT staff

If you need an IM for work they will set up your firewall to allow it through.


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They won't allow msn messenger at work BUT I WANT TO CHAT

any ideas how to break the firewall and allow msn to work in my computer?

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Sorry, but read the forum policies.

It forbids such a discussion. In your case, you ask your IT staff to allow it.

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