Re: Where to install the firewall scripts
Torrin <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I presume you call these scripts from some other
> > script? From /etc/init.d/networking perhaps?
> No need to. I've never seen documentation on this, but from what I
> understand, if you put a script in the if-pre-up.d directory it gets
> call automatically just before networking comes up. Also, if you put a
> script in the if-post-down.d directory if gets called just after
> networking goes down. Can anybody point us to the relevant
I use the /etc/init.d/iptables script to start, stop, save, etc my firewalling
directives. Once my rules seems OK, I run '/etc/init.d/iptables save active',
and each time my system boots up (Once a year...), it load the correct file.
There is 'active' and 'inactive' ruleset, and 2 other states (I can't remember
exactly the names) of firewalling ruleset.
My 2 cents.
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