Iptables breaks a working VoIP phone?
gabe at gundy.org
Sun Oct 28 20:52:01 MDT 2007
On Sun, 2007-10-28 at 17:16 -0600, Hans Fugal wrote:
> On Sat, 27 Oct 2007 at 15:18 -0600, Kenneth Burgener wrote:
> > As I mentioned I am fronting iptables with shorewall (to make the
> > configuration easier).
> There's your first mistake. I'm in the minority I think, but IMHO
> shorewall and friends are more trouble than they're worth. This
> problem serves as a case in point.
In general, I agree with this. But whatever you use, make sure iptables
has a debugging mode where everything is logged before dropped. It's
likely you will be able to look at your logs, see what is being dropped,
and make changes to fix it.
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