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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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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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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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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.
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OpenBSD Packet Filter firewall in Ubuntu

Is there a way to use OpenBSD's Packet Filter firewall in Ubuntu?
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Are my ports opened?

Im using virtual server on hosting. There is Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Im building pool websites, and stratum mining. I can connect to stratum on port 3333 via minerd on server, but cant connect from outside ...
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I can not connect on ubutu service port 3050, from my network

I have the Firebird service running on my ubuntu server and it is working fine inside the server. But when I try to use from another machine it does not work. Like a firewall issue. I did make some ...
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Unresolved error with browsing a website : Error 404

I am running on Ubuntu 13.04 64amd. I cannot access the website which I built online through all my browsers. It redirect to the server and it says the Error 404. I asked from the server (Through ...
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Ubuntu VPS > restrict openerp for some user

In Ubuntu VPS server, openerp is running and anyone can using this web interface. my vps server is: http:// <Public IP>:8069/. I want to allow some mac addresses and restrict to all. Here is ...
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How to allow SSH from internet when it is forwarded to a non-standard port

I'm configuring a virtual firewall using Shorewall and have a rule to forward the external port 2222 to internal port 22: DNAT inet lan:192.168.1.2:22 tcp 2222 where 192.168.1.2 is the ...
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Remote ACCESS - SSH listening port filtered out by Firewall?

I am trying to access a remote server, with no physical access. I have accidentally changed the previous listening port in SSH and forgot to change it in the firewall rules. In firewall 15000 is ...
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Trouble saving iptables

I am having some issues with removing an iptable entry I have entered. I added -A PREROUTING -d 95.211.213.149/32 -i venet0 -p tcp -m tcp --dport 443 -j REDIRECT --to-ports 1194 To experiment ...
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Squid proxy and firewall blocking HTTP requests

I have 3 virtual machines. One functions as a router. A HTTP server is installed on another machine. The third has to connect to the server via the router. I have installed a web proxy(Squid3) on the ...
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Open source stun turn server which can do hole punch is there similar packages?

Is there any open source stun/turn server which can do hole punch like numb for Ubuntu ? Numb is a STUN/TURN server. Description A STUN/TURN server is used for NAT traversal in VoIP. ...
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Where are iptables's rulesets stored on Ubuntu 12.04?

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - iptables v1.4.12 TLDR: Where are iptables's rulesets saved when invoking iptables-save <ruleset-name> ? Explanation: According to this answer basic way of saving ...
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Apache timeout, OK on localhost

I have been staring at this for 2 hours now and can't figure it out. My webserver was running fine until earlier today. But now it can't be accessed from the Internet. The server is apache2, but ...
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Can't delete an iptables chain

I'm having a problem on deleting a user-defined chain. these the are rules I entered. sudo iptables -t mangle -N internet sudo iptables -t mangle -A PREROUTING -i eth1 -p tcp -m tcp --dport 80 -j ...
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after software update, website not accessible

I just applied a bunch of recommended updates this morning (which seems to have upgraded the kernel to 3.8.0-32.47), and suddenly I cannot connect to the machine on port 80 (http) or 22 (ssh). Ping ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - vsftpd problem. No connection. Connection refused

i have a problem with vsftpd server running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Here is the configuration: ubuntu Server address - 192.168.5.100 router address - 192.168.5.1 roger/# grep -v "#" /etc/vsftpd.conf ...
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found someone lurking in my LAN, not sure what to do next

I have DD WRT router with internal numbers all falling within 192.168.1.0/24. I was looking on my firewall records this morning and found someone at 10.10.109.100 got blocked from accessing port 5353 ...
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ubuntu server apf-firewall configuration

I have not used the apf-firewall before and I'm having trouble configuring it. I have already try setting the iptables but it fails to start, so what more do I need to do? thank you
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Ban IP by country in UFW

I want to block a country in my server, but I don't know which rule I must use in UFW (or iptables). For example, people from US and other countries can see the site, but visitors from Russia can't. ...
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UFW, allow from wlan to eth

I would like to use my ubuntu 12.04 notebook as a wifi hotsport to my smatphone. Everything is going ok, using dnsmasq and hostapd and allowing ports 68 and 53 on UFW. But to access the web the UFW ...
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What's the difference between -p tcp and -m tcp in iptables?

I just noticed an entry in /etc/sysconfig/iptables along the lines of -A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 138 -j DROP I am not so sure why there has to be two switches here for matching protocol TCP, ...
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How can I allow ssh connection from an IP subnet on port 10022 using iptables?

I need to set up a server with public IP for bandwidth testing, and I already have a script to drop all incoming traffic except for the ports I need. I have changed the ssh port from default (22) to ...
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Ubuntu - apt-get not working behind restricted internet access

I have Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit boxes running in a company but they have internet browsing and firewalls for security. When I do apt-get update or install it fails. But I have a remote server which ip is ...
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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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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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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 ...