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

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Forwarding all Internet Traffic over VPN (PPTP UFW)

I've set up a VPN using the guide here but what I cannot seem to get working is forwarding all my internet traffic over the VPN. I can connect and view the other machines on my network. I am using ...
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regenerate iptables from “iptables -L”after disk failure

My system disk failed catastrophically. I've replaced and mostly restored the OS on a new disk but all I have for my iptables is the output from iptables -L. Is there a way to automatically recreate ...
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Firewall rules not working for network

I have configured my ubuntu server to be a router and firewall. It has dhcp functionalities and it gives ip addresses to my other two computers. There is an implicit deny in the network. However the ...
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How to open ports?

I recently installed a firewall called "firewall-applet" and now I can't share my internet through ethernet cord I tried all of these with no success sudo apt-get --purge remove firewall-applet ...
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What's the scope of `ufw` and its implicit Deny rule with regards to my network?

Is the implicit deny of UFW only for when people are connecting to its IP address or for the whole network? I have tried telnet to the IP address and yes it gets denied but when I tried to telnet to ...
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UFW Firewall rule not working

I have an ubuntu vm which runs the UFW and a microsoft xp professional. The ip address of the ubuntu is 192.168.254.132 and so I made the xp have a static ip address of 192.168.254.131 so they will be ...
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iptable rules works sometimes only

I have blocked an attacker IP that was sending me lots of UDP packets. iptables -I INPUT 1 -s IP_OF_ATTACKER -j DROP This rule was working all fine. iptables -nvL --line-numbers 22G traffic was ...
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How to tell if I have a firewall installed on my VM

I inherited a college VM I am trying to setup to accept remote connections to its MySQL DB from my local phpMyAdmin I am going through some SO Questions and tutorials (this/this) on setting this up ...
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Stateful Packet Inspection on Ubuntu?

By default Ubuntu doesn't have open ports (exceptions: Avahi and dhcp). Assuming that my system is connected to the internet by direct way (no hardware firewall used): If I am sending a UDP packet to ...
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Why ntpd needs an open port?

On my Ubuntu system I have activated the 'Time Synchronization via Internet'. Because of that the ntp daemon gets started. What I don't understand: Why needs ntpd an open UDP port 123? Actually, I ...
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iptables allow just internet connection

let me explain what I did before; # Only INPUT policy DROP, others are ACCEPT sudo iptables -P INPUT DROP sudo iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --sport 80 -j ACCEPT I also try this; for these ports to 443 ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 Drop UDP packet

I use Ubuntu server as part of my system and now I have seen something interesting. I have a router that sends me ethernet 802.11 packets. I generate this packet in the router and then send it under ...
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UFW & VPN : How to allow reconnection

Here are the rules of my firewall : deny outgoing deny incoming allow out from any to any on tun0 (alow just the traffic from the VPN) However, I am forced to disable ufw when I want to start my ...
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UFW blocking 169.254.0.0 (link-local / apipa) addresses?

When using iftop on my wlan0 interface, there are a few link-local addresses connecting. How and where can I filter these connections? I have very specific UFW rules blocking 169.254.0.0/16, but I ...
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How to allow this connection on the Firewall?

I am trying to connect my Ubuntu Web Server to my Ubuntu Storage Server using NFS (Network File System). But when I try to mount a Storage Server to the Web Server, I get a "Connection Timeout" ...
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How can i make both iptables/ip6tables run at startup?

I have two differents set of rules in two files, one is dedicated to ipv4 and the other for ipv6. To make them persistant I use the if-pre-up/if-post-down script : #! /bin/sh iptables-restore < /...
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Ubuntu Port Scan , Security concerns

Scan results of my ubuntu 14.04 $ nmap 127.0.0.1 Starting Nmap 6.40 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2015-05-02 08:43 IST Nmap scan report for localhost (127.0.0.1) Host is up (0.0021s latency). Not shown: ...
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ufw port accessible locally but not remotely

I am trying to access an application on my server I have running on port 8000. From the server I can access the application via curl mydomainname.com:8000 from any other machine I just get curl: (7) ...
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Do iptables support jitter simulation?

I'm using 14.04.1-Ubuntu. I'm trying to find out if iptables supports creating jitter, like it does for packet loss. I'm using iptables -A INPUT -m statistic --mode random --probability 0.02 -j ...
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Firewall Ports for Filesharing With OSX

I tried searching for this but I'm coming up short. Maybe my wording is wrong. I have my Ubuntu machine showing on my LAN - and I can see it from the Finder Window in OSX - but it won't connect when ...
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Ubuntu 12 ufw not allowing connections even if it says Anywhere?

Currently I can't seem to connect to my Ubuntu 12.04 server unless I disable my ufw or if I do a "ufw allow ip_address". When I do a "ufw status" I get the following: I deleted the allow my ...
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Do I need to install a firewall, or is there already one active pre-installed? [duplicate]

When I first touched linux, I installed Zorin. It's essentially an Ubuntu fork, but the desktop is redesigned to make it look like home to a person who has been using Windows for a long time. It came ...
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Why can't I connect to my localhost port from a remote computer?

I'm using link-grammar server to convert sentences into semantic graphs. It provides an API though a port to do the above process. It's configured to works through port 9000 of localhost. I used to ...
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UFW open range is still blocked

I have opened up a range of ports using UFW. The rules in question are shown below (output of sudo ufw status numbered). I have restarted UFW since I added the rule, yet in lnav I still see log ...
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No UFW logs at syslog

I'm using here the UFW as a basic protection. When I'm using the wi-fi from the college I get some UFW block (which is normal, because the firewall is ON). But strangely, I'm not getting any UFW logs ...
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iptables: write UDPv4: Operation not permitted (code=1)

I am trying to set up a stateful firewall using iptables. It is for use on my desktop machine. Below are the contents of my firewall script: #!/bin/bash iptables-save > /home/username/iptables....
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Configure UFW to allow only established and related conections (on IPv4)

I want to configure ufw to deny everything except the related and established connections. On iptables I usually did : -P INPUT DROP -P FORWARD DROP -P OUTPUT ACCEPT -A INPUT -m state --...
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I think my PC is being hacked. What should I do? [closed]

I'm afraid I'm being hacked: My Ubuntu is receiving inbound traffic while my PC is disconnected from Ethernet and WIFI, so my question is, how am I receiving inbound traffic? I even have a firewall ...
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Ubuntu as a bandwidth throttling box on windows network

I need to test the performance of some applications over different capacity connections (broadband, EFM, LAN extension etc). How would i configure an Ubuntu server to sit between the main network (17....
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Transparent proxy listening on sub-interfaces

I have iptables and squid on the same box. HTTP traffic doesn't seem to be going through the transparent proxy when I change my rules on the filter table. What is the best point to filter http ...
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IP Tables allow HTTP and HTTPS

I am setting up a basic Firewall rules for my Laptop but I cant seem to get HTTP and HTTPS, thus using of the Webbrowser to work. My current rules are like this # 1. Delete all existing rules ...
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What is Network-manager trying to do with rdisc?

I have quite strict firewall setup using (g)ufw, allowing only some known to be useful outgoing traffic and denying the rest. I have noticed these recurring messages in syslog, and I'm wondering what ...
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I Had a Backdoor Mal Ware on W7. Will it Pass on to Ubuntu? [duplicate]

October 15, 2014, I got hit with a team of revenge hackers. They are working for my ex-father-in-law. He has been proxy stalking me since 2004 but since that has no effect on me anymore, he decided to ...
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UFW wont delete rule

I was testing something and added a rule to my firewall to allow port 9000. in retrospect, I should have just disabled it temporarily. anyhow, I went to remove the rule and it wont let me, it says ...
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Adding firewall rule makes multiple entries

I am trying to add a rule to my Ubuntu 14 iptables to allow NTP (123) though using the command for allowing Incoming Traffic on Specific Ports Basic iptables How to? Here is my command: sudo ...
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UFW - How to make it easier and what are stealth ports can UFW have these? [closed]

Let me show u what I jusat wasted 2 hours doing: To Action From -- ------ ---- 22 REJECT Anywhere 23/tcp ...
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Adobe on Ubuntu 14.10

I want to install Adobe Master Collection CS6 on Ubuntu. I've installed Wine. ( the newest version. What I have allready done: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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ERROR: problem running ufw-init

I tried setting up ufw on my remote Ubuntu 14.04 server so i installed it and allowed ssh with the command sudo ufw allow ssh after that I tried to enable ufw but I get the following error: ERROR:...
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How to know the all minimum privileges that software needs?

I am using a VPS as a public proxy, and I have begun to realize that I must make my VPS more secure as I have seen in Securing Public Shadowsocks Server. Shadowsocks is a fast tunnel proxy that helps ...
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Ubuntu / Apache2: I cannot open port 443 [duplicate]

I am trying to install a SSL certificat on my Ubuntu 14 server (using apache 2). For some reason the port 443 appears to be closed I installed and enable ssl /etc/apache2/ports.conf is as followed:...
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FTP and WWW services don't acknowledge connections

I have Lubuntu 14.04 LTS with vsftpd and the lamp stack (apache2, etc.) installed. Everything works fine on the LAN. Externally, the services don't acknowledge connection attempts. I can see packets ...
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Linux Firewall ala Outpost

Does linux (Ubuntu) have GUI firewall like Outpost. I need it to look out what apps are generate in/oun bound traffic.
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How can I allow ap-hotspot in ufw Ubuntu 14.04?

When ufw is enable android stuck in obtaining ip address and cannot connect to wifi. I try sudo ufw allow dhclient and sudo ufw allow dnsmasq bot both had ERROR: Could not find a profile matching ...
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NFS Client Ports

So I've been trying to get my head around how an NFS client figures out which ports to use, or how to set them. I enabled logging (In iptables on the nfs client) for traffic between the nfs client ...
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loading “explicit” iptables rules on boot or interface up

I'like to load iptables rules on boot or interface going up on Ubuntu. Made a search on StackExchange and other places and looks like the most commonly agreed approach is either use iptables-save/...
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Ubuntu Server Firewall

First of all I am new to Ubuntu server. I am still trying to understand and learning about how does firewall. I want my firewall like if you fail 3 times it will time out. Is there any body could be ...
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Does Ubuntu come with a firewall? [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu, does it come with a firewall installed or will I have to install one, if so which one is best.
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Firewal for Ubuntu 14.04.1 [duplicate]

Is there a firewall for Ubuntu 14.04.1 that asks for every program that wants to enter or exit?
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Can't connect to PPTP VPN with ufw enabled on Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 3.18

Suddenly VPN disconnected and can't reconnect no longer on kernel 3.18.1, so I try to install kernel 3.18.2 but my problem still exist. But I can connect to VPN with 3.14 kernel easily. The output of ...
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xbmc / kodi what ports to open on firewall so I can see files via upnp

I'm running xbmc / kodi 14.0 on my ubuntu 14.04 machine and I'm trying to view / watch my files located on my Kodi ubuntu machine from my nexus 7 tablet. I'm using bubbleupnp onmy tablet which can ...