[Firewall] Restart for firewall rules only

WC -Sx- Jones aif-list at insecurity.org
Thu Nov 4 20:36:47 CET 2010


On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 1:44 PM, Arno van Amersfoort
<arnova at rocky.eld.leidenuniv.nl> wrote:
> Weird. This means that one of the following is the probably cause:
> 1) Some weird sysctl setting, set during boot time;
> 2) Some weird kernel setting, set during compile time;
> 3) The kernel contains some kind of patch causing this.
>
> I'm afraid there's isn't much we can do about this in AIF itself.
>
> a.

Hence the reason I mentioned using AIF as the firewall but not using
it to "restart" the firewall -- there has to be a command-line syntax
to just restart iptables and possibly avoid flushing the NAT down the
drain :P


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