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

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How to control internet access for each program?

I would like to use a software to control which program may connect to the internet. I know that this behaviour is associated with the word "firewall", but some Linux users are very upset if somebody ...
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Why cannot allow/deny specific software in ufw Linux?

Why cannot allow specific software (like Firefox) to use internet but deny other software (link Chrome) that are using same port in ufw? In windows there is the feature, why ufw don't have that?
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IPTables/UFW not allowing incoming connection

I have two Ubuntu 14.04 virtual servers. One has IPTables/UFW on and enabled. It also has Vesta Control Panel installed. The other server is running some gaming servers, it does not have iptables ...
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Port forwarding with UFW

I realize UFW is mainly just for enabling/disabling access on particular ports, but I'm trying to forward one port to another. I want any connection to port 1724 to be forwarded to 1723. The file ...
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UFW 'default deny incoming' doesn't work

I have UFW enabled, 'default deny incoming' set and no any additional rules, but I still can access all ports from other PCs. I have to manually block each port. What can be wrong?
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PFsense not working. Squidguard stopped

Hi I had tried to test the PFsense in VM VirtualBox. Let me explain the setup as follows: 1: PFsense installed VirtualBox (Server) em0 - 172.1.1.93 [WAN] vtnet0 - 10.10.10.1 ...
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port forwarding to Arduino device on home network

I have a home server running Kubuntu 14.04. It serves a web page to the outside world and provides internet access to all devices on my home LAN. I have an Arduino device with a web server application ...
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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 create ...
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My SSH between laptop and server works in localhost, but not remote

I know that this is a common issue, and ive seen alot of posts about it and read alot, but i think alot of the articles and guides assume that the remote connection will work just as easy as the ...
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Ubuntu machines cannot connect to each other on the same network

I'm having trouble with Ubuntu machines not cooperating on my home network. The network structure is VERY simple. It's simply two Ubuntu machines (one running XBMCbuntu on 14.04, the other Ubunutu ...
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Check existing ufw firewall rules without enabling it

I'm using Vagrant to run an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS box. $ sudo ufw enable Command may disrupt existing ssh connections. Proceed with operation (y|n)? Obviously, I don't want to disrupt my SSH connection ...
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How to find port of a network scanner for UFW

Samsung multi-functional device SXC 3205w works perfectly with my Ubuntu 12.04 and I can scan and print over network, but only when firewall is disabled. How can I find out which port to enable in ...
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NMAP tool results

I performed an nmap scan first via nmap 127.0.0.1(loopback address). It returned 999 ports closed, port 631 is open(correct since netstat -tlpn also shows port 631 is listening). Then I did a port ...
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How to configure iptables file to allow only specific ipaddress on all port and deny all other ipaddress?

I require a configuration of iptables file which will allow me connection through only specific ip-address say 10.0.0.1 on all port ranging from 0-5555 and deny all other ip-addresses? I have tried ...
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Configuring strong firewall rules

How to configure strong firewall settings via ufw? All inbound settings set to deny and only specific outbound ports to be allowed. Will the following be good enough? ...
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Network traffic blocker by ip and port

I'm getting continues traffic to my AWS ubuntu server. Those traffic increase my bandwidth billing in a high level. Is there any ip port blocker tool or a way to block those traffics?
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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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Setting up firewall for my hosting

I am having an Ubuntu 14 instance installed in Amazon Cloud. In there, I have setup apache2,tomcat7, and phpmyadmin. Any request to port 80 will be forwarded to the tomcat based java application. ...
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Server Not Allowing acunetix Crawler

My server is not allowing acunetix to run on it. acunetix is showing an error Sever unexpectedly closed the connection. I am running Drupal on a LEMP stack I am looking forward to see ...
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Ubuntu noob, problem with IP masquerading; “Error saving the document ufw”?

I'm a noob and I'm used to the limited version of Ubuntu offered on TAILS, never did anything really technical with it, so i'm a complete noob here. I installed Ubuntu on my laptop. I have an UFW ...
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Uncomplicated Firewall (UFW) is not blocking anything when using Docker

This is my first time setting up an Ubuntu Server (14.04 LTS) and I am having trouble configuring the firewall (UFW). I only need ssh and http, so I am doing this: sudo ufw disable sudo ufw reset ...
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“Error getting authority: Error initializing authority: Could not connect: No such file or directory” when running gufw

I am trying to run gufw to enable traffic through port 443 (for Ogar, not Skype), and gufw logs: Error getting authority: Error initializing authority: Could not connect: No such file or directory ...
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Packet redirection based upon traffic type

Overview : Is there anything like ufw or iptables that will accept a packet on a port, but then redirect that packet locally depending on the type of packet it is? More info : I have a web server ...
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Port forwarding issue

i have successfully opened port 3306 for remote access to MySQL. i am trying to open another port (54321) to allow remote tcp/socket communication with a program. if used these commands: ufw allow ...
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How do I turn off the firewall in Ubuntu 12.04?

How do I turn off the firewall in Ubuntu 12.04? Thanks for the answers. The reason for turning it off was twofold: I often cannot make a wireless connectin to internet and get the server is unable to ...
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Firewall configuration behind a proxy

Web access is given via a proxy server(port 8080). What inbound and outbound rules should one set up in the firewall(via ufw)? Is deny(incoming) and deny(outgoing) with an exception of "8080, allow ...
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The program 'iptables' is currently not installed

I am a newbie, so my apologies up front. I am trying to get DansGuardian installed (which I believe I have) and working. To get it working I need to filter IP traffic through the app via iptables. ...
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tcp, where to start looking? I can reach server from LAN but get CONNECTION RESET from WAN

I have working websites running under Apache. They are perfectly accessible from the LAN. I also set up part of the server to be accessible from WAN. This worked at first (beginner's luck, no ...
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How do I allow all possible IPs for Gmail servers through my ufw firewall?

I am currently using the following rule: ufw allow out from my_local_ip to any port 587 This is a little too lax for my liking. I would like to tighten it up and restrict it to only gmail's smtp ...
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How to configure UFW for a basic desktop / laptop? [closed]

Reading this answer about enabling UFW, I understand that a computer without firewall can be safe in my local network, but this same safe configuration on a laptop used outside of my local network ...
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How to find out where iptables rules come from?

I used to have my own set of iptables rules on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation. This was residing in /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/iptables. Now, apparently after another apt-get dist-upgrade it looks ...
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UFW - allow range of IP addresees?

I can add a rule using UFW firewall to allow a single known IP 192.168.1.32 to access my test webserver (192.168.1.48 (on a local mostly trusted network) on Ubuntu 14.04 using: sudo ufw allow proto ...
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Open port 80 on Ubuntu server

I'm just starting out in ubuntu/linux, and have some trouble opening port 80 for incoming connections. I ran the sudo ufw allow80/tcp command, and when I run sudo ufw status the result looks like ...
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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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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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Notification whenever a program connect to internet/outside

I always use public WiFi in my college. Hence I thought of setting up a firewall. It was not as easy as I thought. My current set up is that all incoming connections are blocked except ssh. Is there a ...
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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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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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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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Webmin Linux Firewall NAT and Packet Filtering

Can someone explain to me the difference between these two? Like in NAT and Packet Filtering there are rules for both incoming and outgoing packets. I do not really understand their differences. What ...
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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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Route packets between 3 subnets (nics) on same server

I have 3 subnets on my one server which acts as the router/gateway (10.1.10.0, 172.16.1.0, 172.16.2.0). All three subnets are assigned to their own NICs on the server. eth0 (10.x.x.x) is my ...
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Iptable rules filtering from ip address to interface

By default I have an implicit deny on my ubuntu firewall but I want to make the ip address 10.1.10.201 have a few privileges. I want it to have ssh and telnet capabilities to contact the external ...
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Openssh no port truly open

On Ubuntu 14.04lts, i try to install openssh-server (and client by the way) An apt-get install openssh-server openssh-client later I do not have change the sshd_config yet. The server is well ...
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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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Ubuntu server as dhcp router/firewall

I have properly configured the ubuntu server to have dhcp service and firewall rules. I also placed some firewall rules for testing. I just do not really know how to test it on lets say another ...
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How can I make a specific set of iptables rules permanent?

Is there a "best practice" or standard to make a few iptables rules permanent? I mean: automatically applied upon a system reboot? I am using a VPS with Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx). Thank ...
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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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Ubuntu UFW extending to whole network

UFW only allows the firewall to work within where it is installed. I was wondering if I made my ubuntu a wireless access point and other computer start connecting to it will UFW work for the other ...