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Old 08-17-2006, 05:46 AM   #1
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opening ports in shorewall

Hi, I am running Mandriva 10 official. I am trying to access a site which requires me to keep certain ports open to them. I cannot access the site because, I believe, shorewall is stopping traffic on these ports. How do I set shorewall to keep specified ports open to traffic? Any help would be appreciated
Old 08-17-2006, 08:46 AM   #2
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You can use the Mandriva Control Centre >Security >...firewall. If you click on "Advanced", you get a box where you can enter ports.

I need to look at this too. I found one reasonably recent thread from a google search.


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