a technological barrier designed to prevent unauthorized or unwanted communications between computer networks or hosts

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ipset with iptables-persistent

iptables-persistent was not reloading my rules at restart, and I realized the problem was that /etc/iptables/rules.v4 contained a --match-set referring to a set of rules created by ipset - which had ...
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The program 'iptables' is currently not installed

I am a newbie, so my apologies up front. I am trying to get DansGuardian installed (which I believe I have) and working. To get it working I need to filter IP traffic through the app via iptables. ...
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Refused connection of ssh

I installed openssh on my new Ubuntu14.04 server, turned on ssh, and enjoyed it after I finished installation. Every thing was fine; however, after just one night, I was blocked when using putty as ...
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Does spyware exist for ubuntu?

Someone I know said he had put spyware on my computer. Is he talking crap? I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 for nearly 3 years now and I've never seen any type of spyware, remote keyloggers or RATS ...
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Ethernet connection blocks some traffic while wifi works flawlessly

I'm not sure whether it's related, but I recently tried to reroute inbound traffic from a user-accessible port to port 80 following these instructions: http://serverfault.com/a/112798 Now, I can't ...
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find mac address of all connected systems [duplicate]

How can I find out how many system are connected to the local network and how can I get all IP and mac address of these systems. Is their any command/package to show the IP details? Can I use this ...
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how to block all tcp and udp and other protocol and only allow layer 2 communication?

sudo ufw disable sudo ufw default deny sudo ufw allow XXXX sudo ufw enable Does sudo ufw disable block layer 2 by default? How to block all TCP, UDP and other protocols, so only layer 2 ...
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Allowing web site through shorewall firewall

I'm fairly new to Linux and I've been following some guides to get a web server up and running. So far all is well with the web server and accessing it from the net. I've installed Shorewall firewall ...
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Differences between UFW and GUFW

From what I have been able to piece together, the firewall that comes with Ubuntu is iptables, which is very complicated, so an easier way to access the firewall is through UFW and GUFW. UFW is ...
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Why aren't these ufw rules working?

I'm trying to configure ufw to only allow connections to 3 ip addresses on my local network, and deny everything else. Here's the commands I'm using: yes | sudo ufw reset sudo ufw default deny sudo ...
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Can't find Printer in the Printing program Officejet 6500

I have the following problem: I can't find my HP Officejet 6500 Pro to connect it with my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop. Before it worked perfectly, but since I use an extra router I cant connect to my printer ...
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How do you view all of the banned IP's for Ubuntu 12.04 via the command line?

I can't seem to find a quick command to just view all the banned IP's on the server. Or is there a file I can just edit? I'm guessing fail2ban is the one that inputs all the IP's to ban. Where do I ...
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What are the IP addresses in my iptables chain FORWARD settings in a Dokku/docker setup?

I've been playing around with Dokku on DigitalOcean (following this guide) and I'm trying to understand current firewall settings. So here's my setup: Ubuntu 14.04 Dokku Docker (as part of Dokku) ...
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Firewall router

Ok I throw in the towel. Before posting I ran read untold website forums / examples, tried lots of commands so please don’t say ‘Google is your friend’  I want to setup an Ubuntu virtual pc as a ...
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Creating routes using iptables in ubuntu 14.04

I'm a newbie at ubuntu's administration although I've been using linux for a while just at user level. Let's show my problem. This is my network (only static IP addresses are used, for both private ...
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keep getting added to hosts.deny + iptables

I am confused to why this has started to happen. On my local network, if I click 10-20 apache/http links my server will decide to add me hosts.deny file and block me on iptables. Its not just ...
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How to open the ports on firewall in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu. I just want to open the most common ports namely FTP (port 20 TCP/UDP) HTTP (port 80 TCP/UDP) SMTP (port 25 TCP) ETC I've tried all the ways in iptables, ufw, and gufw. ...
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Ubuntu Randomly Rejecting Hosts

currently I am facing a very strange problem: my Ubuntu is randomly resetting connections and I have no clue why. /etc/hosts.deny is empty (resp. just the default file with comments only, that comes ...
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Unable to connect to Chromecast

I seem to be having a problem connecting to Chromecast from Ubuntu. Unlike the question How can I use Chromecast, the issue doesn't seem to be firewall related. I have already tried opening the ports ...
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iptables rules keep showing up

I just installed an ubuntu precise server, after a few weird communications issues I checked the iptables list and found: Chain INPUT (policy DROP) target prot opt source ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu host not possible

I have an Ubuntu-Host which is connected via wlan (and for testing to wired net) to a local net. This Ubuntu-Host is not reachable via network by any other clients on the same network. But: If I do a ...
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14.04 missing “/etc/init.d/ufw”? my firewall never auto starts

I need to know how to fix the missing "/etc/init.d/ufw" file, is it some package or some command? I used the gufw to enable it, but on reboot my firewall was still off... I created a symlink ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 denying incoming access

I just install a Counter-Strike: Source Dedicated Server on my Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop amd64 and I'm having trouble to allow incoming access to this server from the internet. I did a port forwarding on ...
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Iptables rules no longer honored

I installed Ubuntu Server 64-bit 14.04 a week ago. It worked fine for one to several days, then out of the blue, iptables became meaningless (I noticed FTP and such are down ). Only ports 22, 25 & ...
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What is MASQUERADE in the context of iptables?

In Iptables many times I see the target MASQUERADE. What is that. I searched and find lots of things. But I need some one explain me what MASQUERADE is in a so easy way? **If you bring an example ...
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ufw is not working properly

I'm trying to enable ufw in remote ubuntu server. This server has two LXC container running. One container has nginx server running and I have hosted web application, right now every thing is working ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 allows connections from LAN but not from outside LAN

SSH ports configured to all 22 and another one. I can connect from another Linux/Windows workstations on my home LAN no problem. Same thing for nomachines nx server. Teamviewer connects with no ...
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Ubuntu UFW init failure

I have some strange UFW behaviour. Whenever I install it cleanly and add some allowed ports to it (without restarting) it works great. But when I restart UFW or the whole server for the first time ...
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configuration for ufw to allow upnp between desktop and xbox360

I am really stuck with this question. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 I cannot enable UFW to allow a connection between my desktop and Xbox 360 stream media when UFW is enbaled. The connection and streaming ...
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How to install GNU Parallel in Ubuntu 12.04 with my firewall?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 in our production system. How do I install GNU Parallel in my system? My system is behind a firewall so it will block any download from external connection.
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Firewall rules for transmission

I have transmission installed, which listens on the default port 51413. I have tried opening everything for this port. iptables: Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT) target prot opt source ...
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Dynamically Enable LAN traffic in Firewalld (using profiles in network-manager)

I am trying to use firewalld to allow dynamic profiles for different connections in Network Manager. When I'm at home, however, I would like to allow anything coming in on the LAN (local subnet). I ...
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Ubuntu server periodically unreachable

I have an Ubuntu Server 14.04 server running. The server has two NICs and acts as a NAT router, with the help of shorewall. Shorewall also acts as a plain firewall for blocking ports that I don't want ...
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iptables ruleset blocking all network activity?

I've gone through numerous trial and error to recently discover that my iptables result is the culprit of blocking all LAN and WAN activity. I know this, because if I comment out the last line in my ...
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Docker is blocked by UFW

I have problem with Docker network in ubuntu 14.04. I have installed Docker.io from official repo and I've added DEFAULT_FORWARD_POLICY="ACCEPT" to /etc/default/ufw but my Docker containers still ...
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Where to get nftables?

As far as I understand the kernel facility nftables exists in the kernel that comes with Ubuntu 14.04. As is proven by the following two commands: # grep -E '(NF_TABLES|NFT_)' /boot/config-$(uname ...
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Port forwarding out multiple VLAN interfaces that have same IP address

So I have an Ubuntu machine with multiple VLAN on an interface eth1 and each VLAN has the same IP address (172.16.0.2). I need to be able to simultaneously telnet into a rack of devices that are also ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't boot: FIREWALL: IN=wlan0 OUT= MAC=… SRC=… DST=… LEN=68 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00

My 12.10 won't boot up suddenly. And it just stucks at the following screens: I've tried googling "Ubuntu 12.10 boot stuck at FIREWALL ...", but had no luck (most of the results are not ...
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Firewall rule to drop DOS attacks. What is wrong with my command?

I have a script like that : MAXREQ='cat /var/log/maxreq_tmp' DE=6 iptables -F iptables -I INPUT -p tcp -m state --state NEW -m recent --set iptables -I INPUT -p tcp -m state --state NEW -m recent ...
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UFW rules don't work with docker

I have a 12.04.4 server, and I have enabled ufw, and have tried to block port 8080. However, it is still open. $ sudo ufw deny 8080 Rule added Rule added (v6) $ sudo ufw status numbered Status: ...
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can't allow a specific IP in ufw

I've just got myself a VPS and am completely new to running a server. I've installed ufw as I only want to allow access to it from one particular domain hosted on another server. I've read the ...
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Can't access Flask from local network

I've already read this thread, but it is not what I'm looking for. I'm running Flask on Ubuntu 13.10 with this configuration, but I can't access it from the local network using the correct ip and port ...
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Connection timed out on specific ports

We have an apache server running couchdb on port 5985 (not 5984). On my computer, I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14 LTS. From Ubuntu, I can connect to the host via http://example.server.domain, but I ...
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ubuntu 14.04 default firewall rules

I would like to know exactly which scripts are responsible for default iptables rules (no ufw, no gufw) in Ubuntu Server 14.04. After fresh installation even with ufw disabled (by default) there are ...
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Synergy works one way only?

I am running two Ubuntu 12.04 machines connected to the university network. One is a desktop and the other a X230t Lenovo laptop. They are both wired(eth0) to the same network. I am trying to get ...
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How do I with ufw deny all outgoing ports excepting the ones I need?

I did the following: ufw default deny outgoing, sudo ufw allow out 80 which I thought would let me use the Internet but didn't can y'all help? Also are there any other ports used by Ubuntu for which ...
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Juju security model issues

What plans are there to extend the security model in Juju? We see two significant issues with the current model - no internal firewalling within an environment, and the inability to expose ports to ...
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ufw firewall disabled - How to turn it back on?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and just recently noticed, that my ufw-firewall is turned [off]. I know It's turned [off] by default, but when I set Ubuntu up, I turned [on] the firewall with: sudo ufw, but ...
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basic security tools and packages that should be installed on a public facing web server

I'm a newbie in this world and I do not have a lot of knowledge about how security works on Linux systems. I recently created a droplet on DigitalOcean with Ubuntu 13 and I've been setting it up by ...
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Ubuntu forward ports, default state, forwarding not working?

im running ubuntu 12.04.4 server. I been googling the nett for answers, but could not find any.. I would like accsess a few web-gui's on my server. I have forwarder the ports in my router, worked when ...