[Shorewall-newbies] Rules for more than one firewall?
teastep at shorewall.net
Thu Mar 11 07:09:52 PST 2004
On Thursday 11 March 2004 06:41 am, Chhabria, Kavita - Apogent wrote:
> Hello all:
> I am working on setting up shorewall for more than one firewall within our
> organization. Currently the configuration scripts for each of these
> firewalls have a lot in common and a few unique rules specific to a
> particular firewall. Can someone please suggest some way/s to approach
> this situation. How or rather where should we place the rules that are
> common across all the firewalls, so that they are contained in only one
You can't do that. While Shorewall is being [re]started, access to remote
systems is disabled.
> Any ideas?
Place the common rules in a separate file that is replicated on all firewalls
and INCLUDE that file in the firewall-specific rules files. See
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