[Shorewall-newbies] Can I add more than one ref to 1 interface?

Francesca C Smith fsmith at ladylinux.com
Thu Dec 4 21:57:11 PST 2003


I am gonna take these one at a time

At 09:36 PM 12/4/2003, you wrote:
>dsl     ppp0    -       blacklist       (blacklist ad sites like
>ad.doubleclick.net, got better way?)

Yes .. www.privoxy.org .. Using the Blacklist would have tremendous 
overhead ..

>[Q]: What if I want to use a modem?? like a dial-up. I don't usuallu have
>access to dsl

Never tried to use IPTABLES with dialup .. Someone Else gonna have to take 
this one ..

>Since when on a DSL, modem is connected to eth0 I'm thinking of another
>network card to connect to a hub so that local lan (just another pc) can be
>so can I add to the masq file
>Masq file
>wlan0   (masq connections from local lan )
>ppp0    (masq connections from local lan through 2nd
>network card eth1)

Sounds like you need a script or a extension to switch environments ..


Will give you a way to switch back and forth configs ..

>Pinging to the net gets no response _at_all_. It's either 'sendto not
>permitted' even when run as root or responses are being dropped by the fw.
>(shorewall logs)

You are trying to ping from to where ..

If its loc ..

you need a rule like so

ACCEPT  loc     net     icmp    8

Hope This helps ..

And Welcome To The List!!


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Francesca C. Smith
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