Re: change in behavior of iptables with respect to firestarter
On 10/22/2010 08:18 PM, Rob Owens wrote:
On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 06:48:34PM -0400, Gilbert Sullivan wrote:
There is an /etc/init.d/firestarter file and an
/etc/firestarter/configuration file (that later one being present in its
directory with a whole bunch of other files.).
After a fresh reboot, with firestarter not running, what happens if you
That's what should be running during bootup. Maybe it'll show you some
error messages if you run it from a terminal after bootup.
As root I ran
and I got
Starting the Firestarter firewall....
and I could see that iptables is properly doing "its thing". The rules
are in place!
So, for some reason, firestarter isn't being started during the boot
So, I guess I have to find out whether the fact that firestarter isn't
being started is because a) it hasn't been asked to start, or b) it has
been asked to start, but with insufficient credentials (or, in some
other manor, improperly). Have I got that right?
Since I'm not seeing any error messages in logs, I'm guessing that it
hasn't been asked to start -- for some reason.
I'm horribly tired, and I've got to get some sleep. I'm going to try to
look at this with fresh eyes tomorrow.
Thank you so much for continuing to work with me on this.