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Re: [suse-security] *WANTED: ipchains guru*
  • From: Chrissy LeMaire <chrissy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2000 14:51:51 -0800
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You can find this exact script at a search for ipchains-firewall
The ipchains-firewall also has a mailing list.. You can probably find out info on it at
The address is firewall@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx and im guessing you can subscribe via majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx .. the name of the list is

At 07:39 PM 3/14/2000 -0600, KULISHdotCOM wrote:
Looking for someone to take a look at my ipchains script. I don't want to
post it on the list as it is kind of long. A little background is in order.

I want to setup an ipchains firewall to do the following:

Deny everythind that is not explicitly allowed.

I have a server sitting behind it that will host pop3, smtp, www, and ftp so
I will need to forward all these ports.

I want to allow everyone on the local network to ANYTHING out on the

I want to log any denials and protect against IP spoofing (and anything else
that might be dangerous).

If anyone is willing to help, I will send them my annotated script to take a
look at. I do realize that some things are missing (probably the stuff I
need help on).

I have read all the HOW-TOs that I can find but something isn't clicking.

Thanks for any HELP!

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