[Shorewall-users] Problem redirecting

Ashleigh Gordon ashleigh at dcsa.com.au
Wed Mar 31 16:52:13 PST 2004


Yep, after using 'modprobe ipt_REDIRECT' the REDIRECT statements now 
work perfectly. Thanks very much! Do you know how to make this module 
load after boot automatically, before shorewall starts?

Tom Eastep wrote:

> 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




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