[Shorewall-newbies] blocks everything except local keyboard

Thomas Svenson lists at nutshell.nu
Fri Jan 23 10:58:05 PST 2004


Tom Eastep wrote:
>> I think Mandrakes initscripts interfear with shorewall.
>
> No, they do not -- but you can disable the Mandrake iptables init
> script by:
>
> 	service iptables stop
> 	chkconfig --delete iptables
>
>> At boot
>> Mandrakes initscripts does something with iptables. Should i throw
>> out Mandrakes iptables and install some other one?
>>
>> If i understand things right shorewall should do all handlling of
>> iptables, right?
>
> Yes.

Just to make sure I understand it correct before I do it.

There is no need for starting iptables on its own? I can simply let
Shorewall do that automatically when it starts?

/Thomas

PS: I too us Mandrake 9.2, but with the stock Shorewall installation
(1.4.8).




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