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No matter what I researched and did I can't connect to my MySQL server

Ubuntu installed MySQL for me through LAMP. When I connect with SSH I can login with the root user but not the user i created myself. When I use HeidiSQL I can't login with anything. I ran these ...
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Understanding Iptables

iptables -A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 7000:7010 -j ACCEPT I trying to understand the -m state --state NEW part. Searching through the man pages and correct me if I am wrong ...
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Can a weak Ubuntu user password be a risk for ONLINE security?

Can anyone gain an unauthorized remote access to my Ubuntu machine? Does having a strong user password really helps prevent this? Or firewall just doesn't let anyone in by default, regardless of the ...
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Do I need a firewall for my desktop?

I don't have a router, but I mostly use my desktop for online shopping and torrenting. So, do I have to enable the firewall? I hope not, because I'm really dumb and I don't think I will be able to ...
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squid with ubuntu server, iptables explanation

To begin with, I'm a linux newb. I have setup a squid proxy on my home network and it is working fine. I went through couple of tutorials to get this working. My setup is: Internet->Modem->Router-My ...
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Ubuntu Firewall: Apache only visible on lan

How can I add a rule to the Ubuntu firewall that makes Apache server only accessible from the internal LAN? ufw status ng@ng-laptop-kv:~$ sudo ufw status Estado: activo Hasta ...
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having problem with squidGuard. Need help [duplicate]

when i write down this command on my terminal for configuring squidguard squidGuard -d this error shows up squidGuard: error while loading shared libraries: libdb-4.6.so: cannot open shared object ...
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Issues with shorewall

I'm new to using Ubuntu OS and its interface and using terminal. Recently I was trying to deploy squid, and shorewall firewall. Even though shorewall is running I can't get through one command, i.e. ...
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limit port access to localhost

I've written a few WebSocket servers to run locally for custom personal apps. I have no authentication since they're meant to run locally, but I need to be sure that no other system on the network ...
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Starting Firestarter on Bootup [duplicate]

I wanted to start firestarter @ beginning of my startup. So i opened "startup Application" GUI and than added Follwing Values :- Name :- Firestarter Command:- /usr/sbin/firestarter Comment:- My Super ...
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iptables forwarding rule

I entered the following rule into my iptables: sudo iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp --destination-port 80 -j REDIRECT --to-ports 1337 and then when I went to remove it, I couldn't find it ...
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Connecting to NAT virtualbox guest from bridged network

I've setup a Virtualbox Ubuntu 12.04 server using Vagrant. I can ssh to it and even ping my desktop from it. What doesn't work is to ping the guest OS from my desktop. I've tried to flush the ...
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UPNP - How to configure GUFW

I have a TP-LINK TD-W8968 router with a mediaserver (UPNP/DLNA) port. The port has a USB stick with media content. I can access this content via XBMC and Totem/Movie player without any hassle. But ...
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How to block all but one or two websites without browser extensions? [duplicate]

I want to block all, but one or two websites. This question is therefore relatively close to, but different from the following Parental controls with different settings for different users ...
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UFW python documentation

I'm trying to access ufw with python, but on line 53 of backend.py, they raise a weird error that makes no sense: Traceback (most recent call last): File "mymodule.py", line 1467, in ...
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How to make ubuntu gateway?

i am new on Ubuntu. i want to make a gateway. i have some 25 systems and switch but i don't have any server. i want to setup a system as a gateway system and want to make a firewall. i want that ...
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Apache (and other services) work on localhost, but not IP address

My Apache server is working correctly on port 80. When I try to enable SSL on port 443, I can connect via localhost (telnet localhost 443) but not via IP address (telnet xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx 443). To ...
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Why ufw is blocking my outgoing traffic?

Here is my status: $ sudo ufw status verbose Status: active Logging: on (medium) Default: deny (incoming), allow (outgoing) New profiles: skip To Action From -- ...
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How to configure a firewall that only allows a few webpages and dropbox and U1 services?

Can anyone give a step-by-step how-to that explains how to block all outgoing internet traffic to all websites, but allows only a selected list (needed for working, fi. online dictionaries) allows ...
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Screen Sharing Behind Firewall

I've setup my brother's computer with Ubuntu. I would like to be able to control his screen with his permission, to configure and instruct him when needed. However, he is on a provide IP provided by ...
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File sharing through ufw

How do i allow a shared folder through Ubuntu Uncomplicated Fire Wall in 12.04 lts 64bit so windows machines can access it? Do i need to enable ubuntu firewall for file-sharing to windows ...
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How does ufw handle conflicting rules?

I recently had the following conflicting rules on ufw 445/tcp ALLOW 192.168.1.0/24 445 DENY anywhere 445 DENY anywhere IPV6 ...
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SSH only works with default port outside LAN

I have the openssh-server installed in one pc and I was connecting normally to it from outside and inside the LAN using SSH in the port 10465. However, one week ago or so, I could not connect to it ...
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Help with ssh between machines on local network [duplicate]

I have two machines on my local network (both with Ubuntu 10.04) and I want to ssh (and rsync) between them. The two machines have fixed IPs 192.168.0.15 and ...17 Both computers frequently ssh ...
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Squid proxy server and outlook reception

I have a problem with the mail reception/sending with outlook where a proxy server is used in my network, and that is my configuration: Clients uses Windows and then Outlook to send and receive ...
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Express Talk SIP software issues

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 Could that be because I am not in North America(I live in Israel)? I do not use any proxy. I also tried disabling the firewall. http://imgur.com/KaWDm58 On ...
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SSH connections rejected after UFW allow 22

I am trying to setup UFW on a 12.04 server. SSH works great with UFW off. Setting root@ugvps:~# ufw enable Firewall is active and enabled on system startup root@ugvps:~# ufw status Status: active ...
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How do we allow a certain mac address in a FORWARD chain through iptables?

I set the iptables rules in default. # IPTABLES IN DEFAULT iptables -P INPUT ACCEPT iptables -P OUTPUT ACCEPT iptables -P FORWARD DROP How will allow a certain mac address in a forward chain? I ...
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IPTABLES > MAC Filtering

I am newbie. I tried DHCP Mac filtering is not enough to secure our networks and I think iptables will... This is my concept: I set a new laboratory (LAB) network. My other network is connected to a ...
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How do you install and configure TuxGuardian in Ubuntu 12.04?

Can anyone guide me on the process to install TuxGuardian in Ubuntu 12.04? Its a freeware application available at: http://tuxguardian.sourceforge.net
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UFW Firewall Rules, has a hole in it. Please help

Can someone please look at the below output for me. I have my UFW on deny/deny, and here are the rules. But if I leave my Ubuntu Server on, with a Windows XP VM, and let Instant Messenger run in the ...
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I need some help proof reading my IPtables rules, my rules seem to work but I cannot be sure

Like the title says, I need some help proof reading my iptable rules, my rules seem to work but I cannot be sure. My set up is as follows: ISP ---> cable modem ---> Ethernet switch ---> ...
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Iptables on ubuntu Ubuntu 10.04.1 not working

I am trying to block an IP address from accessing my server by using iptables, but didn't succeed. Here are the commands that I used. (after these commands, I still keep seeing 50.18.12.86 sending ...
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iptables help needed in 1304

I've setup my raring-ringtail machine and decided to use iptables after removing ufw to have more control over my network security. However, I'm stuck at one point. First, I've set default policy to ...
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Postfix is timed out while sending

I have just set up postfix (with tasksel install mail-server) with the default settings. Unfortunately, I can not send e-mails from by SMTP server. Here is my main.cf: # See ...
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New Server - apache will not serve outside LAN

New server, running well 12.04 LTS on HP ML350. Apache = great, inside our LAN. Apache = timeout, from WAN (NAT forwarded from firewall). I have cleared all Iptables, read & checked every ...
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Could someone tell me whether my OS is communicating with the internet?

I edited iptables so that when the VPN service is disconnected, no program will access the internet. Well, I did an experiment. I disconnected the VPN service manually and immediately did a ping by ...
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Change UDP port with iptables for VPN clients

What I want to do is say that for all UDP connections on interface ppp0 that have a destination port of 53, change that destination port to 1053. I am attempting to change the destination port of UDP ...
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Cannot open port

I've been struggling to open the port 5432 for remote PostgreSQL access. Which I installed on a Ubuntu 10.04 desktop machine. Here is the shell log: xybrek@ubuntu:~$ sudo ufw allow 5432 [sudo] ...
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is ninja working together with ufw?

am testing ninja and ufw together, so last weekend there seemed to be no problem. today my provider did not work any more. internet-connection was fooling around (it is paid). is ninja confusing ...
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Can not permanently clear iptable rules

I use the following commands to flush all iptable rules: sudo iptables -F sudo iptables -X sudo iptables -t nat -F sudo iptables -t nat -X sudo iptables -t mangle -F sudo iptables -t mangle -X sudo ...
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Iptables: deny all traffic from IP except for ports 80, 22222, 22223

I've got 2 servers: ClearOS external interface 192.168.1.90 internal interface 192.168.3.1 Ubuntu Server: connected to ClearOS to IP 192.168.3.90 I need to deny all traffic from IP ...
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Why is ufw logging 'BLOCK' messages regarding a port for which ufw is configured to 'ALLOW' connections?

Here's an example log message: May 25 10:36:07 myserver kernel: [7057243.392334] [UFW BLOCK] IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=00:02:55:67:82:eb:00:06:b1:3a:ef:62:08:00 SRC=69.197.128.26 DST=192.168.100.101 LEN=44 ...
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How should I configure Ubuntu firewall?

Just discovered Gufw, and I'd like to set it up. But I haven't found any documentation telling me what I should/should not allow. I'd like to be able to use it but the only documentation on the web ...
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UID based routing doesn't work

I have a 12.04 LTS server with two NICs. They are connected to different networks. # ip route list table main default via 192.168.1.254 dev eth0 192.168.1.0/24 dev eth0 proto kernel scope link ...
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How to open port 5432 for Servoy (Eclipse) PostgreSQL database server

I'm trying to install Servoy Developer on Ubuntu 12.10. I get a problem during installation with the bundled PostgreSQL database server, because the port 5432 is closed. I tried the following ...
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SSH connection refused when connecting remotly

I set up my Ubuntu server and it can connect to itself when running ssh localhost. However, when I run Putty on windows 8 I get a "connection refused" error. I have, to the best of my ability: ...
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Wifi hotspot service on Precise without disabling ufw firewall?

I've been using 12.04 LTS for a while, and for my own sanity and security, I've configured my ufw firewall to deny all incoming, and for outgoing just allow these ports: TCP 80, 443 for web-browsing ...
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ufw firewall operation

I have always run the program UFW as my firewall in Ubuntu, and been satisifed with its performance. When I installed Ubuntu 13.04, and enabled ufw, I was not able to access the internet, and all ...
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Open ports for development purposes

I'm doing some Java ME Development in my brand-new Ubuntu laptop, coming from a now replaced Windows Vista one. What I'm trying to do is run a Mobile Simulator that acts as an HTTP Server -receives ...