Bug 69389 - NIS doesn't work with safest iptable firewall-setting
NIS doesn't work with safest iptable firewall-setting
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: iptables (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: wdovlrrw
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2002-07-22 11:54 EDT by Joost van der Sluis
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:44 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-07-22 11:54:06 EDT
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Description Joost van der Sluis 2002-07-22 11:54:02 EDT
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Description of problem:
After an installation with the safest-firewall setting NIS can not bind to a

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start installation
2. configure NIS
3. select safest firewall-configuration

Actual Results:  NIS can not bind to a server, while when the firewall is down
(/etc/init.d/iptables stop) it can bind to the server

Expected Results:  NIS can bind to a server

Additional info:

maybe it's as designed, but then tell something about it in the help-files
during install
Comment 1 Ben Levenson 2002-08-29 18:20:03 EDT
I've been successful at this before. Make sure that you specify an NIS 
server (don't use broadcast) and try accepting "--state ESTABLISHED" packets.
closing as NOTABUG.

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