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

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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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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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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 ...
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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 keep close after running les than 24 hrs

I have tried to start the ufw ufw enable It it started. But it will stopped again in less than 24 hrs. How to make it keep running?
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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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SSH tunneling over SSL

On one of my systems there is a firewall forbidding any outgoing unless http(s)... Some users have to ssh but they can't.I tried first to run ssh on port 443 but with no success. I googled it and ...
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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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Block anything from certain IP, injected from ISP when tethering from phone

My ISP injects JavaScript files - most notabily bmi.js - and certain other unwanted additions to web requests when tethering from my phone. It would be OK if the JavaScript was useful, but it is ...
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14.04 How to unblock UDP ports and UDP packets?

I'm use and Ubuntu Server, and I use it an Asterisk 11. But I have to unblocking the UDP Port 5089 and port for UDP packets in the range of 16384-16482. Also, I need to disable "SPI" in my firewall. ...
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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 < ...