[Shorewall-devel] Re: [Shorewall-users] ports 'closed', not 'blocked'???

Tom Eastep teastep@shorewall.net
Tue, 30 Apr 2002 07:04:43 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)

On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, Paul Gear wrote:

> I think it would be worth documenting (somewhere) the reason that these
> services are rejected rather than dropped.  These automated scanners
> routinely tell people that they should be dropping, not rejecting, so it
> would be nice to provide them with a reason.

I've added FAQs 16 and 17. 17 addresses your concern.

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