Re: IPFW almost works now -> stateful rules

From: Peter Pentchev (
Date: 06/14/01

Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2001 19:45:56 +0300
From: Peter Pentchev <>
To: Igor Roshchin <>

On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 11:59:28AM -0400, Igor Roshchin wrote:
> If those rules are all rules you have,
> and I didn't miss any line,
> no ftp would be allowed to go through, since
> there is no rule for the port 21.
> Aren't you mixing something ? ftp is at port 21.
> Port 22 is ssh.
> (Check /etc/services)
> However, I am puzzled, how do you manage to establish the initial connect
> at all.

This has been discussed before: his FTP server is listening on a high port.


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