[Shorewall-newbies] Shorewall fills dmesg

Francesca C. Smith fsmith at ladylinux.com
Sat Dec 13 20:24:41 PST 2003


Hello,

The "info" part of that rule means that you will get logged crap .. 

You do what I say with the rules and the ICMP stuff will not be logged

Francesca
On Sat, 2003-12-13 at 20:14, Jorge Almeida wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Dec 2003, Francesca C. Smith wrote:
> 
> > Hello,
> > 
> > Yes ...
> > 
> > Do This In Your Rules File
> > 
> > DROP	net	fw	icmp	8
> > 
> > ... 
> > 
> > And the Windoze Zombies will irritate someone less protected than You
> > ... :-)
> Actually, my policy file has
> net             all             DROP            info
> 
> and my rules file is empty, so I guess that's not necessary, unless I
> misunderstood it all. But still the zombie-packets will keep pounding at
> the modem, being accounted for, I suppose. No big deal, since the
> contracted amount of monthly download is enough.  My problem is that dmesg
> becomes unusable... 
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Jorge 
> _______________________________________________
> Shorewall-newbies mailing list
> Post: Shorewall-newbies at lists.shorewall.net
> Subscribe/Unsubscribe: https://lists.shorewall.net/mailman/listinfo/shorewall-newbies
> Support: http://www.shorewall.net/support.htm
> FAQ: http://www.shorewall.net/FAQ.htm
> 



More information about the Shorewall-newbies mailing list