Bug 58930 - Linuxconf unable to set firewall
Linuxconf unable to set firewall
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: firewall-config (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-01-28 02:11 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:39 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-28 02:11:27 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2002-01-28 02:11:23 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows 98; T312461)

Description of problem:
After a default server install of 7.2 I had to add Linuxconf but it is unable 
to set firewall so I cant connect to the machine. 

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Installed 7.2 on gateway 2000 pentium pro 200
2.Added linuxcond
3.When setting firewall it looked ok but has no efect

Actual Results:  firewall is still set to high with all ports closed

Expected Results:  able to open ports required

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Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2002-01-28 03:58:58 EST
Try using lokkit, gnome-lokkit or an editor with /etc/sysconfig/ipchains .
The linuxconf firewall module is unsupported.
Comment 2 Need Real Name 2002-01-29 06:41:13 EST
Im sorry I had been trying to get this linux install working for 14 hours when 
I wrote that. I looked back today and it was "setup" not linuxconf that was the 

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