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Old 09-22-2009, 06:38 PM   #1
mrmnemo
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issue with iptables


ok:
slackware 12.2
iptables is installed
problem: no rc.firewall in rc.d
( am i missing something or is that the right location)
 
Old 09-22-2009, 08:00 PM   #2
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You have to create the rc.firewall using "iptables" commands. You can get an automatically generated rc.firewall file at this link: http://connie.slackware.com/~alien/efg/. You can then later on customized it to your needs. One more thing: you have to chmod +x the rc.firewall once you placed it in rc.d. For a secure setup, also make the file readable and writable only for the user root.
 
Old 09-22-2009, 08:12 PM   #3
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There is also a pretty good one at the linuxfromscratch site here. Scroll down to personal firewall (or whatever you need).
 
Old 09-22-2009, 10:11 PM   #4
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cool man thanks alot. i have been using guarddog and i dont like it. feel like i am trying to work while wearing think ski gloves on. Also, you think slack is a good distro to use if your looking at getting into using linux in a professional setting?
 
  


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