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Re: [suse-security] IPCHAINS and dynamic IP addresses
  • From: Bogdan Zapca <lupe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2000 12:32:31 +0300 (EEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0007281230530.549-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Why don't you try the ip-up script as you talk about ppp. I know that SuSE
has an ip-up script with firewall rules set up (with ipfwadm as I
remember).


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Bogdan Zapca System Administrator
SC EcoSoft SA Internet Service Provider
1-7 Deva st, Cluj-Napoca, Romania Tel: +40 64 199696
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On Thu, 27 Jul 2000, Charles Price wrote:

> At the moment I just have a masquerading firewall but I'm hoping to add a shell script containing ipchains rules onto it soon. At the moment the script defines variables at the beginning and uses them later. ie.
>
> #!/bin/sh
>
> EXTERNAL_INTERFACE="eth0"
> IP_ADDR="192.168.1.20"
>
> ipchains -A input $EXTERNAL_INTERFACE -s $IP_ADDR etc.etc.
>
>
> Although there is a problem.
>
> I've got a dynamically assigned IP address, so in theory I'd have to re-configure the script every time PPP was started. Is there and environment variable in BASH to do the job $IP_ADDR or something like that, but then how does it know which? eth0 or ppp0? I feel I'm going to have to write a more cunning piece of script for this one. Any ideas?
>
> Kind Regards
>
> Charles P.W. Price
> ------------------------------
> charlie@xxxxxxxxxxx
> www.iago.org.uk
>

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