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

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Why does DEFAULT INCOMING DENY not stop Firefox from working?

If UFW is actually not an application layer firewall but a "interface to iptables", how can it be if I have by DEFAULT INCOMING DENY and OUTGOING ALLOW setting that ANY internet application is ...
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Need help to make this file work in iptables

I came across the following example of how to use iptables to block internet access when the VPN connection is terminated abruptly: iptables -A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT iptables -A OUTPUT -o lo -j ...
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Setting up a firewall Ubuntu Server 13.10 to specified domain users of a Windows server 2008

So, here's the plan: I want to set up a firewall that allows/blocks certain websites for specified users in a Windows server domain (local); For example: For the user domain.name/user1 I want to ...
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How To Stop and Restart Firestarter Events / Logging

I need a simple workaround to be able to stop and maybe restart only when needed logging events in Firestarter. I managed to enable logging in Ubuntu for Firestarter using this solution, and all is ok ...
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Server unexpectedly closed

So I know that similar veins to this topic have been posted, but mine specifically deals with the fact that my SSH login through Putty worked from my desktop and my laptop. However, after carrying ...
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apt-get does not work without an internet connection. How can work around this?

I have a host which is firewalled to the point where apt-get is unable to download packages. That host does not have access to a proxy. I know in gentoo I could work around the problem by fetching ...
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enable port 9696 on ubuntu server

I am using ubuntu server lts 12.04 on vmware virtual machine. I need to enable port 9696 which is blocked or filtered. When i use the nc -v -w 1 localhost -z 9696 command it shows me the following ...
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using nmap for information regarding web host

am trying to get info of host run in linux about open/closed port the host is attacked randomly by hackers changing the content of the page.deleting files,homepage content changed. how can it be ...
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Port won't open! [duplicate]

I have a server that want to allow connections into it through port 25565, but when I test on http://www.yougetsignal.com/tools/open-ports/ it says they are closed? I have no outfacing interface ...
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Analyze firewall logs to track intrusion

I have just started this topic where the firewall on my router detects intrusions e.g. Mar 11 14:15:11 kernel warning kernel: [fwlog] Intrusion -> SRC=85.102.133.241 DST=109.78.126.234 ...
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how to set up iptables for dyndns server?

I have a server running with a dhcp public IP and ddclient updating my hostname from my public IP whenever it changes. My ISP has a feature for dyndns, so my router should automatically map my public ...
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Iptables help with server on 12.04?

I am trying to create a Minecraft server with port 25565 for me and my friends to access. I used to run one on my mac, where I would change the config for my firewall to allow connections through ...
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How to log firewall logs to a remote Syslog server

After much reading and unsucessful attempts, I do not manage to send some of my firewall logs to a remote server. Here is my setup: The remote server is a synology NAS, on which the syslog server ...
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Why are certain things able to get through ufw firewall?

I should say up-front that I am TOTALLY new to Linux, Ubuntu, and the technical side of networking. I am setting up Ubuntu on a server computer and have learned a bit about configuring the ufw ...
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UFW is DENY/DENY, but PACKETS are still getting out of my ethernet device. Why is this?

Hello, I have a question. I would like to use the UFW Ubuntu Firewall to lock both Input and Output completely from the server to ensure no packets are sent initially as a baseline. I enabled UFW, ...
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Setting up Ubuntu server with firewall - do I need 2 NICs?

Assume a LAN where 4 port ADSL Router, Server and PCs all connect to a network switch. Apart from working with the server, the workstations must have restricted access on what sites they can use. For ...
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Where did I fail with my basic iptables setup?

I installed iptables on a VPS (Virtual Private Server from openVZ) - Linux 2.6.32-24-pve #1 SMP Fri Sep 13 07:29:30 CEST 2013 i686 GNU/Linux. I also installed: apt-get install iptables-persistent ...
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UFW locks me out of server everytime I run it

Background: I'm setting up a new 12.04 instance on a VPS with a new provider.The VPS provider only offers a 32bit image but that really shouldn't matter here. I have no local access to the machine and ...
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Routing 192.168.168.0/24 out eth0, all else out wlan0

Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening, I have been tasked with the configuration of multiple, sonicwall ISR's, and thought i could use this as a bit of a Linux learning curve. What i am attempting to do, ...
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Can't Get UFW Firewall to Allow Anything

I'm trying to set UFW (using GUFW) to create a firewall that only allows network connections when OpenVPN is connected. So in GUFW I deny incoming and outgoing connections and enable the Firewall. I ...
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SSH tunneling over SSL

On one of my systems there is a firewall forbidding any outgoing unless http(s)... Some users have to ssh but they can't.I tried first to run ssh on port 443 but with no success. I googled it and ...
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Cannot connect to work VPN

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 13.04 Saucy, and generally new to Ubuntu. I work for a company which provides Windows based pptp VPN access for working remotely. Soon after I installed Ubuntu Studio, I was ...
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UFW, IPv6, and HTTPS

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10. I recently enabled IPv6, and setup UFW to support it. Everything seems to be working as expected, except I've noticed certain traffic being blocked with an AUDIT-INVALID ...
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Setting up a basic firewall for 1st time user

Could anyone tell me some basic commands to set up my firewall. I already have ufw. What commands should I use for a basic security?
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Configure iptables for L2TP/IPSec VPN

I've been trying to get my server running a VPN so that I can connect to blocked sites in China while I'm traveling, but am having a few problems with iptables. My connection works fine if I flush my ...
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why Ubuntu Firewall not showing verbose?

Even Ubuntu Firewall in running mode , I am not getting the data. may I know why ? root@ubuntu:~# sudo ufw status numbered Status: inactive root@ubuntu:~# service ufw start start: Job is already ...
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UFW not blocking connections to docker instance

I have a webservice running inside a docker instance which was run using the following command: sudo docker run -d -p 4040:4040 .... My UFW rules look like this: ~ sudo ufw status Status: active ...
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Firewall Activation Process

How do I activate my firewall through the terminal and is it Necessary or done automatic. My regards team! thmoabw
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open ports in ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu comes with no open ports. Mine is a fresh install with only skype xbmc and wine added. I installed GUFW and set it to ON. When I do sudo netstat -tulpn | grep LISTEN I got: tcp 0 0 ...
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Configuring ufw and iPredator VPN

I am running a VPN via IPredator on Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop, which works perfectly, when ufw is disabled. When I enable ufw, I logically cannot establish a connection. IPredator states that I have to ...
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Samba problem — is it a firewall issue?

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a computer I use as archive for other machines. I need Samba working from various Windows 7 machines. I have confirmed that smbd and nmbd are both working, and ...
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How to deny an ip address from connecting to my system?

Is there a way to deny an IP address from connecting to my Pc? Is there a way to deny an Ip from connecting to specific Port?
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Minecraft Spigot Server BungeeCord and Iptables Help

I have had a BungeeCord server set up before and I know how it works. The problem I am having is with my iptables configuration. These are my iptables rules: #!/bin/sh #INPUT iptables -P INPUT DROP ...
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Can firewall be used inorder to redirect users accessing my hotspot

Is it possible to use firewall in ubuntu inoder to block or redirect users who are accessing my laptops wifi..? If yes then how?? I am using ubuntu 13.04.
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how do you create an app profile for ufw?

Ufw has a command that lists out profiles to which you can further explore their profile definitions $ ufw app list And $ ufw app PROFILE {app profile title} I was wondering how you can ...
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Transmission unable to access internet

It seems none of my BitTorrent clients are able to access the internet, including the system default, Transmission. I have recently changed my router's password and firewall settings,and I'm thinking ...
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How to open a port?

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I'm not able to allow certain port in my firewall. So I basically said I will allow everything but it's still not working. Please help. nmap on this machine from other machine ...
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Help! My server has been hacked - .IptabLes and .IptabLex in /boot [closed]

I'm running a Ubuntu 6.06 dapper server and it has been hacked. I'll admit up front here that I'm a programmer and not a system administrator so even though I've worked with Unix/Linux for years my ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - how to have a remote desktop initialized via command line?

I have few users remotely who using Ubuntu 13.10 and they have lot of issues cause they are new and learning Ubuntu 60+ age. As a result for free teaching i need to have remote access instantly in ...
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how do I enable firewall zones for NetworkManager

I am trying to use the default network manager for ubuntu 13.10 to connect to networks. Despite any config changes for example, enabling UFW, does not allow for the changing of this profile scheme. ...
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Is it necessary to have a Firewall in Ubuntu?

I was wondering if a Firewall could give some more security, and if yes which one would you recommend.
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Allow users to access specified IPs only

I have a computer that offers both a VPN and a SSH server running three (separated) VPN networks. All users log into the server via ssh. However, I want that only certain users can communicate to ...
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Server not found problem

I've encountered an problem, maybe trivial - when I try to load this page: http://home.thep.lu.se/~torbjorn/Pythia.html I recive classic 'Server not found' page. I'm using Mozilla Firefox on Ubuntu ...
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Trace IP from MAC

I have a Virtual Server running Ubuntu at a hosting provider. In the last couble of month I have experienced a dramatic increase of inbound traffic. All of it being UDP packets. Looking in the logs ...
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ubuntu server 12.04 and ufw failure on startup, and several module not found errors

I have problem enabling ufw on startup, it works fine if I do: sudo ufw enable. But after restart puf, I've to redo it. I tried: sudo /lib/ufw/ufw-init stop ; sudo /lib/ufw/ufw-init start And ...
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Connect to mysql database on Ubuntu host from windows guest

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and have a Windows 7 guest on (VMWare). I would like to connect to the mysql database on Ubuntu host from Windows guest.Kindly tell me how to do the same. I have tried ...
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Can removing GUFW create dangers for my system? [duplicate]

I learned that the firewall settings for 12.04 were by default disabled so I went to the software center and downloaded and enabled the GUFW firewall gui config. I thought having a firewall would be a ...
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Why can't I connect to SSH server from Ubuntu client? (while windows client is okay)

I have configured an ssh server on a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS machine. I changed the listening port to the one different from the default port 22 (that's the only change I made on the server). I am trying to ...
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UFW and firewall

So I recently installed ubuntu and I have been working with it no problem.While browsing through the security guides (specifically: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BasicSecurity) I noticed this: "enable the ...
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Importing GUFW rules?

Is there an easy way to import ready rules for uncomplicated firewall? like ready in and out rules with IPs and everything.