Re: How do I configure iptables to allow DNS lookups?
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On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 11:02:42PM -0400, Malcolm Ferguson wrote:
> I'm trying to configure iptables as strictly as possible, however, I'm
> having problems with DNS. If I understand correctly how DNS works, the
> client sends a UDP packet from a high number port to port 53 on the name
> server. The name server responds with a UDP packet back to that high
> number port. Is this correct?
Use stateful firewalling, it's easier. I don't remember how to set it
up, and the machine I set it up on originally is packed up since I
become technically homeless on Saturday (but I do have a place to stay
and put my box up).
.''`. Paul Johnson <email@example.com>
: :' : proud Debian admin and user
`- Debian - when you have better things to do than fix a system
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