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Re: [suse-security] Firewall
  • From: Nix <suse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2001 04:40:51 +1100
  • Message-id: <5.0.1.4.0.20010114043757.03f80008@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
At 01:31 PM 9/01/2001 -0600, you wrote:
Try /etc/rc.d/boot.local --- this is SuSE's suggested place for such
items.

--snip--
. /etc/rc.config
#
# Here you should add things, that should happen directly after
booting
# before we're going to the first run level.

WRONG!
Do NOT run your firewall from boot.local as it will not initialize properly
as your interfaces will not be configured correctly.
You SHOULD as stated by someone else, create your own startup script for
it (which is very easy to do)



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