[Shorewall-users] Re: Overnet again

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Fri Oct 31 09:04:46 PST 2003

On Fri, 2003-10-31 at 08:54, John Pettigrew wrote:

> I am still concerned by Shorewall's inability to close this port - is it
> possible to write something that would keep an eye on the port and rewrite the
> iptables to keep it open whenever it's closed (given that overnet runs as a
> normal user)?

John -- There is no way that a port can be "open" if there is no
application listening on it.

I want to see the output of "shorewall status" (as a text attachment)
after you have "closed the port" and restarted Shorewall.

Tom Eastep    \ Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool
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