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Old 05-24-2005, 03:07 PM   #1
wardialer
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Need help with SUSE-Firewall


I just saved my iptables firewall script under SUSE like this:

cd /home/myusername/Documents

chmod +x firewall

./firewall

service iptables save


My question is, what do I have to do next? In other words, do I have to do any further configuration inside the built-in SUSE-Firewall2 or do I only have to just enable it and thats it?

I am really really lost here. Once my iptables is saved with the commands above, what will I have to do next inside the SUSE-Firewall2?

Please explain in detail....
 
Old 05-25-2005, 12:05 AM   #2
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I'm not exactly sure what you are trying to do, and I don't have a lot of details for you. I do know where the SuSE firewall configuration is hiding. It is located in /ect/sysconfig/SuSEfirewall2.

If I backed anything up, it would be this file. This contains various rules, including the ones used by SuSEfirewall2 to generate the iptables.
 
  


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