[Shorewall-users] Started to use shorewall 1.2.1 - Email pickup is now s-l-o-w

Andy Andy" <snurt@snurtsworld.co.uk
Sat, 5 Jan 2002 16:55:41 -0000

Hi Tom,

  Thanks for the reply, yup - that sorted it out, email now back to normal




----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Eastep" <teastep@shorewall.net>
To: "Andy" <snurt@snurtsworld.co.uk>; <shorewall-users@shorewall.net>
Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2002 3:28 PM
Subject: Re: [Shorewall-users] Started to use shorewall 1.2.1 - Email pickup
is now s-l-o-w

On Saturday 05 January 2002 07:06 am, Andy wrote:
> Hi All,
>   I had had a go at getting shorewall running on my system (RH 7.1, kern
> 2.4.16), and have looked at the faq and documentation etc. But I cant seem
> to find out what Ive done wrong here.
>   I used to use an iptables script (monmothas) and now want to move to
> shorewall...
>   My sytem set is firewall machine connected to the internet via adsl on
> ppp0, local network on eth0 (
>   I have used the latest sample files - two-interfaces setup, and changed
> the local ip address to represent my network.
>   The problem I have so far, is that now when using outlook on the local
> network, it takes about 1 minute to connect to the pop3 server for my
> email...if i clean the iptables out, stop shorewall, and load my old
> monmotha script..im back to whoosh pickup.
>   But, I can use the web browser from the local network with no problems..
>   Probably being dumb, I know..but can anyone help ?

Try adding the following entry to the bottom of /etc/shorewall/rules and let
us know if it helps:

REJECT net fw tcp auth

Tom Eastep    \  teastep@shorewall.net
AIM: tmeastep  \  http://www.shorewall.net
ICQ: #60745924  \  Firewalls for Linux 2.4

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