Bug 31527 - Need ipchains tool
Need ipchains tool
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-03-12 12:53 EST by Craig Kelley
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-12 12:53:07 EST
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Description Craig Kelley 2001-03-12 12:53:04 EST
Anaconda does a good job of setting up ipchains for you, but there needs to
be an obvious tool to manipulate the rules after installation.  Savvy folk
(like myself) don't mind editing /etc/sysconfig/ipchains by hand, but most
people who install RedHat 7.1 will probably want a very strong firewall
(who wouldn't?) and then will curse when they cannot get onto IRC or use
NFS.  A firewalltool akin to the printtool will be necessary so that they
can untie and/or tie up their firewall after installation; without it
you'll be asking for trouble.

If there already is such a tool, I couldn't find it.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-03-12 14:22:09 EST
lokkit/gnome-lokkit. There is also firewall-config; it's more complicated.

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