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Old 12-20-2002, 10:34 PM   #1
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security!


This is a related question to a previous post. I'm trying to change my security lvl to medium and to allow telnet and what not in. After I change settings using either lokkit or gnome interface the options revert back to previous settings, ie high lvl security etc. Anyone know why it doesnt keep the changes? And yes I click okay to save it etc..

Hmm, Is there a way to go in and manually change the settings in some file?

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Old 12-21-2002, 05:37 AM   #2
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Are you logging on as root when you do this?Does a root password prompt come up when you try to run lokkit?
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Old 12-21-2002, 11:44 AM   #3
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Yes, I've done it both ways, as a user, and as the root. However, it didn't ask for a pword. I'm wondering if it's because the router I have has a builtin firewall?
 
  


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