[Shorewall-users] Shorewall reset.

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Mon Dec 15 09:46:12 PST 2003


On Monday 15 December 2003 09:42 am, David T Hollis wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-12-15 at 12:04, Ted Gervais wrote:
> > I am wondering that when I amend a file in shorewall, such as the 'rules'
> > file, do I have to run 'shorewall stop' and than do a restart or is
> > 'shorewall reset'  really good enough.
>
> shorewall reset is fine.  It clears the rules and rebuilds them (an
> over-simplification to be sure).

"shorewall *restart*" does that -- "shorewall *reset*" simply resets all 
packet/byte counters.

-Tom
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