[Shorewall-users] Problem redirecting

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Wed Mar 31 16:30:51 PST 2004

Tom Eastep wrote:
> Ashleigh Gordon wrote:
>> Whenever I try and use a redirect rule, I get the following error when 
>> restarting the firewall:
>> kmod: failed to exec -s -k ipt_REDIRECT, errno 2
> Ashleigh,
> You will find very explicit instructions for diagnosing "shorewall 
> start" errors at http://www.shorewall.net/troubleshootl.htm in the 
> section entitled "shorewall start and shorewall restart errors".

Sorry -- the URL is http://www.shorewall.net/troubleshoot.htm. In 
looking at the above error message though, it appears that the kernel's 
module loader is unable to load the ipt_REDIRECT module.

What happens if you 'modprobe ipt_REDIRECT'?

Tom Eastep    \ Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool
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