[Shorewall-users] Re: $FW or FW?

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Mon Jul 28 14:20:28 PDT 2003


On Sun, 2003-07-27 at 23:26, Jan Johansson wrote:
> The doc for Aliased interfaces says
> 
> Separate Rules
> If you need to make a rule for traffic to/from the firewall itself that
> only applies to a particular IP address, simply qualify the $FW zone
> with the IP address.
> 
> Example (allow SSH from net to eth0:0 above):
> ACCEPT net fw:206.124.146.178 tcp 22
> 
> Should that be fw? Should that not be $FW:206:124.146.178 ?

Well, 'fw' is the default value for $FW so unless the default value has
been changed, the two are equivalent. $FW is probably better for the
docs though.

-Tom
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