[Shorewall-users] Rule to set Iptables with --reject-with tcp-reset

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Sun Mar 14 18:25:43 PST 2004


Tom Eastep wrote:

> On Sunday 14 March 2004 05:26 pm, Salvatore wrote:
> 
>>It is possible to set a shorewall rule to obtain a iptables rule like:
>>
>>iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 80 -j REJECT --reject-with tcp-reset
>>
>>it's important the "--reject-with tcp-reset"
>>
> 
> 
> Just make sure that your REJECT rule specifies protocol = tcp
> 

Actually that isn't true -- any rejected TCP packet will be rejected 
with tcp-reset. That having been said, the number of recent 2.4 kernels 
with working tcp-reset wasn't broken are few....

-Tom
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