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OK, so, basically, not so long ago I had a modem + LAN cable kind of internet setup, and my friends and colleagues had no problem connecting to my Apache, ircd, etc.
But a few months ago my ISP changed it's policy, and now I have a single cable, plugged directly into the 'eth0' port, which connects to WAN (static IP) and, through PPPoE, to the net (dynamic IP). (Sorry, my knowledge in networking is close to nonexistent)
So, now there is a problem. My friends CAN still connect to my FTP and httpd on Windows XP, through both the external, dynamic IP, as well as the static WAN IP, but my Slackware (WAN IP is set up with DHCP, PPPoE - through pppoe-setup, with firewall at '0') is refusing access. No sings of connection is shown in the /var/log/access_log.
Also, VoiceChatter server DOES log the connection attempt, but it refuses connection, sending a 'Auth challenge', and then cutting connection. (The 'challenge' bit was never there before the new net setup)
All connections are done through WAN static IP (though test with netwide dynamic IP yield the same results =\)
I run Slackware 13.1, didn't touch the firewall settings at all, and, as mentioned, pppoe firewall is set to '0' value.
OUTPUT ACCEPT is from your server to Internet, here yo can add tcp ports 80 (http) and 21 (ftp). Add inside INPUT ACCEPT one rule with ports 80 (http) and 21 (ftp) to allow incoming connections to your server.