Re: [fw-wiz] Dumb newbie question

From: Jorge Duarte Rodríguez (jduarter_at_navegalia.com)
Date: 08/06/04

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    From: "traef06 RAEF" <traef06@msn.com>
    To: <firewall-wizards@honor.icsalabs.com>
    Sent: Friday, August 06, 2004 1:33 AM
    Subject: [fw-wiz] Dumb newbie question

    > I'm just getting into Linux and iptables - a definite newbie!

    Luck! :-)

    > I've loaded Debian 2.4.18-bf24 and I have iptables 1.2.6a.
    >
    > My question is, where is the rule script stored? I want to start trying my
    > own rules but I don't know where the file is to modify. I did find / -name
    > rc.firewall and it finds nothing!

    You must edit all rules you want, with 'iptables' command.

    After that, Debian haves an init.d script named "/etc/init.d/iptables" that
    can be used for manage rules.

    For more information, simply exec /etc/init.d/iptables.

    > TIA

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    Jorge Duarte Rodríguez
    Technical Supervisor at Xasys Company.
    http://www.xasys.net/
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