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Re: my iptables script

Ii will give it a try. I installed firewall builder on one of my
clients, but have not gotten around to trying it yet.


On Wed, 2003-09-03 at 21:56, Daniel Pittman wrote:
> On Wed, 03 Sep 2003, Jule Slootbeek wrote:
> > Hi, Thank you for your feedback, I took your advise i think..:) and
> > this is what i came up with
> [...]
> > but now when i run the firewall, ports 2401 and 80 are not open, (nmap
> > localhost) and nmap 140.232.x.x times out. I'm not sure what's wrong.
> > TIA,
> Can I suggest that you look at using something a bit higher level than a
> shell script with iptables commands in it?
> Personally, I recommend the 'firehol' script[1] to build your iptables
> firewall.
> Not only is it easy enough to learn and use for someone who isn't very
> familiar with iptables, the results *are* of excellent quality.
> I moved from using hand-written shell scripts to using Firehol, after a
> number of years, because it was actually an improvement, unlike most
> other "high level" firewall packages.
>       Daniel
> Footnotes: 
> [1]  Packaged in unstable, or at <http://firehol.sf.net/>

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