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From: "xyon" <xyon@...>
Subject: Re: iptables window of opportunity at startup
Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2006 12:42:56 -0500 (EST)
I am coming into this conversation late, and I apologize if this is
already said, but:

When iptables/firewall 'stops', I have it drop all connections, so having
iptables stop before net.eth{0,1,etc} during shutdown isn't a problem.

Hope this helps


On Tue, February 7, 2006 12:16, Francois Toussenel wrote:
> On Sun, 5 Feb 2006 13:29:55 +0100 Tobias Klausmann
> <klausman@...> wrote:
>
>> Which *should* make iptables start before net.* (maybe except
>> net.lo). And sure enough, the boot sequence is:
>
> This depends on the runlevels in which you have iptables and net.eth0.
> Could you please post the output of the following command?
>
>     # rc-update show | grep 'iptables\|net\.'
>
> By having iptables in boot and net.eth0 in default, iptables starts
> before net.eth0, but it also stops before services and of course
> net.eth0.  Does somebody know a setting to avoid that?
>
> (I would add that one might want to never respond to pings, for
> instance, so starting iptables between net.eth0 and services seems not
> enough.)
>
> Regards,
>
> Francois
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