You have the ports the wrong way around.
1. outbound, tcp/ip, local port any, remote port fixed 119.
2. outbound, tcp/ip, local port any, remote port fixed 563.
You should only set fixed local ports for inbound filters (normally),
and remote fixed ports for outbound filters.
Steve Foster [SBS MVP]
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> I am trying to use OE newsreader on my server. I have set up two
> packet filters:
> 1) TCP, port 119, outbound, to any port, to any server, on default
> external server (NNTP)
> 2) TCP, port 563, outbound, to any port, to any server, on default
> external server (SNEWS)
> newsreader still won't connect. But when I enable any, any, any it
> What am I doing wrong?
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