Re: Where to place firewall files?
On Sat, Jan 18, 2003 at 08:53:42AM +0100, Leszek Szczepanowski wrote:
> My question is about, where in Debian place firewall files ?
Depends on the package used for setting up the firewall. If
none, anywhere, probably in /etc. I have ipchains.rules in
/etc and a script "packetfilter" in /etc/init.d. If using
> And what is better - some plain file with set of 'iptables' commands,
> or more complicated set of scripts which interpretes rules from
I've done it both ways, and I feel better about using
> And related question, just in case, where to define ethernet aliases,
> to be more smart than 'slackware' set of "autoexec" files...
You mean /etc/network/interfaces?
iface eth0:1 inet static
Michael J. Micek, CyberStrategies, Inc. sysadmin