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Old 08-29-2005, 07:57 PM   #1
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Question "Help"with setting up my firewall on Fedora Core 4


How can i get going with setup my firewall for Fedora Core 4?

I've heard of ipchains/iptables but i have no clue on how to set one up, last time i played with iptables was on slackware but its been a while and i didn't get that far setting it up. any help? i feel unsafe with out one.
 
Old 08-29-2005, 08:12 PM   #2
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Do you want to use the security tool in FC4? In KDE it is under the start menu > system settings > security level. There you can open the command ports or add your own in the bottom box.

If you really want to get into it manually then check out http://www.linuxguruz.com/iptables/

In there, there are several links to some pre written scripts or one of the links this one http://easyfwgen.morizot.net/gen/ allows you to create a firewall script online by answering the questions.

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Old 08-29-2005, 09:26 PM   #3
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You can also try firestarter which is a GUI for iptables, if I'm not wrong. It makes things much easier. Just type as root:
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yum install firestarter
Then go to 'System tools > Firestarter' to configure it.
 
  


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