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ITToolBox: Example Firewall Script using ipchains

Aug 18, 2001, 16:40 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dennis G. Allard)

[ Thanks to Dennis G. Allard for this link. ]

"The firewall that the Red Hat installer set up for me in response to my request for a high level of security was too restrictive. And, I couldn't find any GUI tool in either GNOME or KDE to reconfigure the firewall. For example, the KDE menu item for editing my firewall showed an empty set of rules even though this file and the above startup script existed. So I had no confidence in the GUI firewall tools, hence my decision to edit this file manually."

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