iptables question

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Tue Nov 4 11:33:21 MST 2008


Stuart Jansen wrote:
> As for your firewall problem, it's hard to debug a firewall without
> looking at _all_ rules. If you're comfortable giving us the entire rule
> set, run "iptables-save" and send us the output.

I'm a bit unsure of why an administrator would be uncomfortable sharing
iptables rules.  Perhaps the list of allowed ports is felt to be
sensitive.  But those can be determined very easily by a would-be
hacker.  Security by obscurity perhaps?



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