[Shorewall-newbies] shorewall and bridge...

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Wed Feb 25 07:46:28 PST 2004

On Tuesday 24 February 2004 08:12 pm, Personaje wrote:
> Hello,
>     I'm new to shorewall but not so new to linux, (although I do not
> claim that I am not a noob :) ). I've experimented with linux as a
> router on my house since I found that windoze couldn't handle as many
> connections as eDonkey was willing to open. So got myself Gentoo,
> emerged a coupla things and got it running piece by piece... I'm using a
> box with 3 NICs one for the inet connection (eth0) and the other two are
> bridged together (eth1 + eth2 = br0). Bridgin' works, but the I got my
> hands on shorewall, did the 2 nics install (thought it was the right one
> as I have eth0 and br0 with assigned IPs) so, when I start shorewall I
> loose connectivity between computers on opposite sides of the bridge,
> NAT and everything works, but I can't ping from one side to the other.
>     I'm attaching al*l configur*ation files as well as an output of
> iptables -L after shorewall starts, hope that can help.

The Shorewall Support Guide (http://www.shorewall.net/support.htm) 
specifically asks NOT to post the output of "iptables -L" because it is 
absolutely useless.

Please follow the instructions on the above page in the paragraph that begins 
in bold type "THIS IS IMPORTANT!".

Tom Eastep    \ Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool
Shoreline,     \ http://shorewall.net
Washington USA  \ teastep at shorewall.net

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