[Shorewall-newbies] Masq not working.

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Thu Jan 15 13:23:02 PST 2004

On Thursday 15 January 2004 01:15 pm, Harding, Tyson wrote:
> I have not seen Shorewall log anything to the syslog indicating it is
> blocking the packets, but I see packets coming back from the web server
> from port 80 to the firewall server.
> If I am using and reading the tcpdump correctly then the packet requests
> are going out masqueraded. The response is coming back to the firewalls
> external interface, and that is were it ends. The web server looks like it
> retries a few times, then stops.

Hmmm -- I don't think that I could configure Shorewall to behave that way if I 

Have you tried:

a) Running tcpdump on the internal interface?
b) Looking at the output of "shorewall show connections" after you have tried 
to connect?

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