Re: fw newb, locking oneself out, unroutable addresses
>However, that same rfc also mentions 0.0.0.0/8 as referring to "this"
>network, and 0.0.0.0/32 as referring to "this" host on "this" network. I
>don't get this. In routing tables, does 0.0.0.0 mean "anywhere" or some
>such. Should I be allowing packets with a source ip of 0.0.0.0 or dropping
Yes , 0.0.0.0 means anywhere.
All in all if You lost contact with your console, you always
have the "reset" key in your box ;) Just remember not to
put your iptables right to the init.d and You won't be lost.
Pozdrawiam, |Wojciech Ziniewicz
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