I'm sure this is simple but how do you open a port on a cisco firewall?
I want to use fixup to alias a port and then actually open the port. But I don't know how to do it. Thank you.
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The "Static" command tells the pix that the internal machine is attached to the external address, so that it will route traffic accordingly.
The "access-list" command tells the pix that you're creating a new access-list, you're allowing or denying "any" external machine to talk to your new external address on (port number) using tcp or udp packets.
The access-group command associates that access-list with an interface on the pix.
Here is a link to Cisco's Pix Command Reference for Commands starting with A. You can refer to that, if you need to. There is an example command under "access-group".
To wholly open a port for any machine you should do: