Bug 124123 - IP forwarding turned off, if security level is off or firewall deactivated
IP forwarding turned off, if security level is off or firewall deactivated
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-securitylevel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Paul Nasrat
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Reported: 2004-05-24 06:22 EDT by Harald Hoyer
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-04 09:53:29 EST
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Description Harald Hoyer 2004-05-24 06:22:45 EDT
Description of problem:
IP forwarding is not turned on, if you select a low security level or
if you turn of the firewall.
Ordinary users don't know, that turning off the firewall also turns
off IP forwarding.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
system-config-securitylevel-1.3.12-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. turn on forwarding in /etc/sysctl.conf
2. turn off firewall  
3. no forwarding
    

Additional info:
Comment 1 Paul Nasrat 2004-08-09 09:53:58 EDT
I'm not seing this behaviour same nevr:

start with 0 in sysctl.conf (and run sysctl -p /etc/sysctl.conf)
enable firewall - turn on ssh
turn on ip_forward and confirm in /proc
disable firewall
check ip_forward still active and no change to sysctl.conf
Comment 2 Paul Nasrat 2004-08-12 06:40:52 EDT
Can you confirm that this still occurs for you as I've not been able
to reproduce here.
Comment 3 Paul Nasrat 2004-11-04 09:53:29 EST
Closing due to inactivity and could not replicate - please reopen if you can
still reproduce, etc

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