[Shorewall-users] kernel: Shorewall:FORWARD:REJECT:IN=eth0 OUT=eth0

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Wed, 02 Oct 2002 08:00:11 -0700

Andrew wrote:
> Dear All
> I am running Mandrake 9.0, conettected to the internet through a singal 
> ethernet card(etho).
> On boot up the system comes up fine and I can connect to the internet, 
> but everyone down stream of me on the ethernet is blocked by my machine, 
> with the following kernel message in my log
> kernel: Shorewall:FORWARD:REJECT:IN=eth0 OUT=eth0 SRC=xxx.xxx.xx.xx 
> DST=xxx.xxx.xx.x LEN=276 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=127 ID=18006 DF 
> PROTO=TCP SPT=1933 DPT=8080 WINDOW=17520 RES=0x00 ACK PSH URGP=0
> However if I stop the firewall, then my eth0 is dropped, and when I 
> restart shorewall everything is all right for every one.
> Can some one help me

Can you tell us a bit more about the topology of your network?

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