UPnP/IPv6 support in home routers?

Ole Troan otroan at employees.org
Tue Dec 12 11:31:37 CET 2017

>> one would want to be able to whitelist all ports
>> for a given IP address
> What? No!
> "Dear Gateway, I am definitely not a compromised host, please open all
> ports toward me."
> I don't disregard the idea that one would want to manually configure
> this behaviour, but not automatically from the host itself.

Indeed. I find the argument that I must have a firewall, but I also must have a highly insecure way of automatically disabling it highly amusing.
(I guess PCP was what was intended to replace UPnP for this in IPv6.)

Best regards,
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