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Re: Firewalling

At 08:15 13.03.2001, Craig wrote:

Have created a file which contains all my ipchains rules and I would like
it to start when the machine loads. Not sure where the best place is for
this. I used to use rc.local on RH but was told that this is a bush job and
very sloppy as for debian, well used to use the network file on slink.

Just another hint, make sure your script is started _before_ network
interfaces are brought up. Otherwise your firewall will be completely _open_
(for just a short period of time, but it will be). A useful place where to
put a link to your script is rcS.d, just before networking is launched.


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