newbie iptables question
After reading that I should look through /var/log/messages, I did
and found many lines like these:
Aug 12 04:36:53 towern kernel: |iptables -- IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC=
SRC=18.104.22.168 DST=22.214.171.124 LEN=48 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=115
ID=40023 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=4346 DPT=445 WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
Aug 12 04:40:59 towern kernel: |iptables -- IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC=
SRC=126.96.36.199 DST=188.8.131.52 LEN=52 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=46
ID=19155 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=4845 DPT=445 WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
The 184.108.40.206 was my dialup connection. The 201.129.etc and 83.36.etc
were from Mexico and Spain.
MAN iptables didn't help me at all!
What are these lines telling me? Where can I find a simpler explanation
of iptables logs?