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Re: help needed in using vpnc in Debian Sarge

H. S. wrote:

> Problem seems to be solved. In my iptables script, I am using rules
> based on IP address of eth0. Now with vpn, my active device is tun0 and
> the firewall script doesn't know anything about that yet.
> Need to figure out how to do that dynamically. Maybe I can restart the
> iptables script after tun0 is up and do ifconfig in the script to get
> tun0's ipaddress as well and add it to the one of eth0, so that traffic
> through tun0 has similar rules as that through eth0. Suggestions?

Just allow traffic in/out of your tun0 interface (the -i and -o options,
respectively). iptables won't care if the interface isn't up yet when you
specify the rules.


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