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Re: [Shorewall-users] Shorewall 2 port fw problems with one specific internet host.

From: Bruce Edge <bruce.edge_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Apr 16 2012 - 22:21:51 GMT
To: Shorewall Users <>

On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 2:28 PM, Tom Eastep <> wrote:

> On Apr 16, 2012, at 1:48 PM, Bruce Edge <> wrote:
> Shorewall is, in general, working fine. Much better then ufw imho.
> I have one single problem with one single web site on a 2 interface fw.
> If I plug into my cable modem directly, this site works fine.
> I cannot access: from behind shorewall. In fact,
> I can't get to it even from the fw itself.
> With the cable modem on eth0 of my fw, neither machines behind it on eth1,
> or the fw itself can get this one specific web site.
> If you temporarily 'shorewall clear', can you access the site from the fw?
> (be sure to 'shorewall .
> start' after testing.
> Tom

No, that's the part I don't understand. Even that doesn't work.

Just to re-iterate for clarity, even after a "shorewall clear" I still
cannot access that site from either the fw or any machines behind it.


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