I lately installed a firewall on my SuSe 6.2 Box, to protect our
The firewall runs almost as supposed, but i have a speed problem with
since the firewall is up.
At the moment http and ftp is forwarded to a local proxy. This works
great and with almost
the same performance as without an firewall.
The problems are other services, for example a telnet-session to the
(yes, i know i schould be using ssh. --working on it!) needs about 20
seconds ( 2 secs before firewall)
to connect. The same problem exists for pop3, smtp- and domain-services.
These rules are always confgured as an input and an output rule, no
forwarding is done on any ports.
Maybe i have just not compiled the kernel features in the right way? Or
is the ruleset more complicated?
Has anybody a solution for this problem by now, or is more "input"