Computing & Communications Center
Network Operations

Blocked Services

Some services are blocked on campus due to bandwidth and security issues. A list of explicitly blocked servers and services appears below. We may block other services if problems arise in the future. If you are having problems with a service that is not on this list let us know.

Services blocked from on-campus to the Internet

  • SMTP traffic from servers other than WPI's campus e-mail servers
  • ICMP Echo Request (ping, tracert)
  • Simple TCP Services: echo, discard, chargen
  • Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)
  • Microsoft Networking protocols (NetBIOS, WINS, mapping drives, domain logins, etc.)
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Universal Plug and Play
  • Napster and its clients
  • Gnutella and its clients e.g. BearShare, Newtella, Limewire, Morpheus, etc
  • eDonkey and its clones e.g. eMule, Overnet
  • Audio Galaxy
  • Song Spy
  • I-Mesh
  • Cute-MX
  • Scour Exchange
  • KaZaA and KaZaA Lite
  • Hot Line
  • Aimster
  • Swaptor
  • Direct Connect
  • Carracho
  • SoulSeek
  • Ares
  • Bit Torrent
  • EarthStation V
  • Share
  • Winny
  • Vonage IP Phone service
  • Filetopia and its clones
  • 100 Bao
  • applejuice
  • Baidu P2P
  • BaiduX
  • Cogaltan
  • eXeem
  • ExoSee
  • ezPeer
  • FileGuri
  • FilePia
  • FlashGet
  • Foldero
  • FreePop
  • Gample
  • Hanafos QBic
  • Hardmoa
  • JJangFile
  • JXTA
  • Kademlia
  • Kontiki
  • KooWo
  • Kor-p2p
  • ManoLito
  • MUTE
  • OFF
  • OneSwarm SSL
  • OpenFT
  • p2pia
  • Pando
  • PDBox
  • PeerEnabler
  • Perfect Dark
  • PP Live
  • Pruna Plus
  • QQ music
  • QQdownload
  • Red Swoosh
  • Secure Content Downloader
  • Share NT
  • Soribada
  • Sunfile
  • SunFolder
  • Thunder
  • WinMX WPNP
  • Xtoc
  • ZEPP

Services blocked from off-campus to WPI

You can use the WPI Virtual Private Network (VPN) to access these services from off-campus.

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Last modified: Oct 15, 2009, 11:48 EDT
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