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Re: ipchains firewalling question



On Thu, Sep 02, 1999 at 10:55:56AM -0700, Patrick Olson wrote:

> > if you use dhcp for anything, you must enable source/destination for
> > 255.255.255.255 as well as the routes for this. This caught me some time
> > ago :(

> I don't think I use dhcp, but I'm not really sure about PPP.  When using
> pon to get a dial-up connection to my ISP, I certainly get a dynamic IP.
> Is that done with dhcp?

No.  DHCP is a different beast.

> Unfortunately, ipchains does not like --dport:

The option is --destination-port.

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