[Shorewall-users] setting up a lan based game
rwalseitz at earthlink.net
Sat Jul 17 18:03:00 PDT 2004
Tom Eastep wrote:
> Rick Seitz wrote:
>> does anyone know the rule that I need to set to allow a lan based
>> game to access the lan. I am new to networking underlinux and still
>> I am using shorewall 2.X
>> the game is amegatron
>> it used port 4534
> Your question doesn't make complete sense as asked. Is it that you
> have this game (amegatron) that you want to play among your local
> computers *including the firewall*?
> Also, by itself "port 4534" doesn't tell the whole story; we also need
> to know the protocol. Given that a game is involved, I'll assume UDP.
> If the answer to the first question is "Yes", and if my assumption
> about the protocol is correct, and if you have named your zones using
> the normal convention then I believe you need:
> ACCEPT fw loc udp 4534
> ACCEPT loc fw udp 4534
ok i think that is where I am lost, i thought the same thing and if I
turn off shorewall the games runs, if I turn it on it doens find the
LAN. I have tried both udp and tcp. any suggestions would be appreciated.
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