[Shorewall-newbies] Shorewall + portsentry restart causing NAT to fail

Ow Mun Heng ow.mun.heng at wdc.com
Tue Feb 3 13:20:21 PST 2004



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Eastep [mailto:teastep at shorewall.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2004 11:00 PM
> 
> On Monday 26 January 2004 11:11 pm, Ow Mun Heng wrote:
> > Shorewall version 1.4.7
> > iptables 1.2.7a
> > RH9 + Kernel 2.4.24
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > 	Just curious, I see that my NAT tends to hang during which
> > portsentry restarts
> > (to logrotate I presume) and I also see the corresponding "iptables
> > restart".
> This sounds very much like a Portsentry question rather than 
> a Shorewall 
> question. Have you consulted the Portsentry documentation to 
> see how it 
> interacts with iptables?
> 

Seems like it was a cron entry that was doing it.. It's supposed 
flush the logs of portsentry and while it does that, it also
restarts iptables. I just added a shorewall restart in that cron 
entry as well.. *Should* solve my problems.

Thanks for the pointer


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