[Shorewall-newbies] eDonkey (was shorewall and bridge...)
teastep at shorewall.net
Thu Feb 26 15:52:22 PST 2004
On Thursday 26 February 2004 02:15 pm, Ingo Lantschner wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Feb 2004 11:06:59 -0800, Tom Eastep <teastep at shorewall.net>
> > When I tested Overnet on 192.168.1.5, I used these rules -- don't recall
> > if I
> > had to configure the UDP port number in Overnet or not.
> > DNAT net loc:192.168.1.5 tcp 4662
> > DNAT net loc:192.168.1.5 udp 12112
> Great tip, you hit the point - thanks!! I did not realize that I had to
> use DNAT instead of ACCEPT - I will have to read the docs again to really
> understand why it works now.
The question of "When do I use ACCEPT and when do I use DNAT?" is a Shorewall
eDonkey works now because the only connections that you are currently making
are outbound. If you go to the Overnet site and search for firewalling
information, there is quite a good page that describes the effect of
firewalling on eDonkey.
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