[Shorewall-users] kernel message

Paul Slinski pauls at globaliqx.com
Thu Jun 17 06:22:52 PDT 2004

On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 09:43:00 +0200
"Javier Pardo" <jpardo at alerce.es> wrote:

> Hello, my Shorewall was working fine, stop working today with this
> message 

Apparently your ip_conntrack table is full, you can review your table

# cat /proc/net/ip_conntrack

The max number of connections is set in 

# cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_conntrack_max

You can increase it with:

# echo "some_number" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_conntrack_max

Which might resolve your problem.
It may also depend on the amount of RAM on the machine in question.

You could also Google it. I turned up about 888 posts full of info :-)

Paul Slinski            -o)
Network Administrator    /\
Global IQX, Inc.        _\_v

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