[Shorewall-users] Help with blocking internet traffic at certain times

richard.bown at blueyonder.co.uk richard.bown at blueyonder.co.uk
Mon Mar 7 07:14:48 PST 2005

> Eric Raskin wrote:
>> I'd like to find a way to completely block AOL under those rules.  Is
>> there
>> any way to tell shorewall to block a connection that's already active?
> No.
> -Tom

You maybe able to do it by resetting the ethernet port the kids machines
are on at the same time you change rule sets,
shorewall stop
ifconfig eth0 down
load new rule set
ifconfig up
shorewall start

or if you have really clever kids

change the gateway address their machines use

just a thought


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