[CentOS] centos firewall?

Dnk d.k.emaillists at gmail.com
Sat Apr 25 00:19:04 UTC 2009





On 24-Apr-09, at 4:14 PM, Jason Todd Slack-Moehrle <mailinglists at MailNewsRSS.com 
 > wrote:

>
> Hi,
>
>>>>> How do I add 5900 to the centos firewall? How do I edit the conf
>>>>> file?
>>>
>>>> You can get into a FW cfg screen (sort of gui - ncurses I beleive)
>>>> by
>>>> running:
>>>>
>>>> # setup
>>>
>>> Hmm, after ssh'ing in, I run setup and nothing. a 'locate' turns up
>>> nothing either..
>> ----
>> yum install system-config-network-tui
>> system-config-network-tui
>
> This just lets you change UP/DNS info if I recall.
>
> Wont do anything to the firewall.
>
> -Jason
>
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Install the setup program as I pointed out in another email.

As for editing the firewall, (without the setup program) you would use  
the "iptables" command and it's switches to get the work done.

You could also use something like fwbuilder which is a GUI that writes  
your iptables script for you.

D 


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