[Firewall] Restart for firewall rules only

Shalom, Hai hai at ti.com
Mon Nov 1 15:08:49 CET 2010


I am using MV Pro5.0 (2.6.18). The reason I am using AIF in the first place are to avoid diving into the iptables world, and use its firewall infrastructure.

Do you recommend to define my NAT sessions manually and keep the AIF for firewall only? 


Regards,
Hai Shalom.
 

-----Original Message-----
From: firewall-bounces at rocky.eld.leidenuniv.nl [mailto:firewall-bounces at rocky.eld.leidenuniv.nl] On Behalf Of WC -Sx- Jones
Sent: Monday, November 01, 2010 3:42 PM
To: Arno's IPTABLES firewall script
Subject: Re: [Firewall] Restart for firewall rules only

On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 7:20 AM, Shalom, Hai <hai at ti.com> wrote:
> However, in this case, it flushes all NAT sessions.. :-(
>
> Is it possible to restart it without flushing the NAT sessions?

Yes, avoid using AIF - instead you will use your OS specific ip[6]tables stop start script ... but which Linux distro are you using?

It could be as simple as -

service iptables restart
service ip6tables restart

HTH/Sx
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