[Shorewall-users] 'shorewall try' not working with 1.2.11 version

Tom Eastep teastep@shorewall.net
Wed, 17 Apr 2002 11:51:17 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)


On Wed, 17 Apr 2002, Jon Gibbens wrote:

> I'm trying to get 'shorewall try' to work with the new Shorewall 1.2.11
> version.  System is Redhat 7.2 and I installed Shorewall from the RPM.
>
> I created a new configuration directory in /etc/shorewall/testing
> I copied all of the config files from /etc/shorewall to
> /etc/shorewall/testing
>
> I deliberately modified a rule in /etc/shorewall/testing/rules to create
> a syntax error that would cause shorewall to stop.  Believe me, it's a
> doozy :)
>
> I then executed the following command:
>
> shorewall try /etc/shorewall/testing
>
> I got back the following output:
> [root@myhost root]# shorewall try /etc/shorewall/testing
> Usage: shorewall [debug] [nolock] [-c <directory>] <command>
> where <command> is one of:
>     show [<chain>|connections|log|nat|tc|tos]
>     start
>     stop
>     reset
>     restart
>     status
>     clear
>     refresh
>     hits
>     monitor [<refresh interval>]
>     version
>     check
>     try <directory>
>
> It doesn't look like it's doing anything. I have reinstalled the RPM,
> also downloaded the source version and compared the /sbin/shorewall and
> /etc/shorewall/firewall scripts to make sure everything is the same.
>
> Should I have my test shorewall configuration in another directory
> alltogether (ie  /tmp/shorewalltesting, etc) for this to work?
>

Check the errata -- there's a corrected version of /sbin/shorewall
available there.

-Tom
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