Re: ipfwadm on Version 2.1.102

Paul Rusty Russell (
Sun, 17 May 1998 16:06:56 +0930

In message <> you write:
> #ipfwadm -I -a deny -W ppp0 -P tcp -D 0/0 139
> ipchains -A input -s 0/0 -d 0/0 139:139 -i ppp0 -p tcp -j DENY

Well, better is:
ipchains -A input -d 0/0 139 -i ppp0 -p tcp -j DENY

-s 0/0 is the default, and you don't need a range...

> Hope that helped. It took me a little under an hour to get the
> translation right, but it works. If you use the "ipchains-save" and
> "ipchains-restore" commands, you can replace all the ipchains calls in
> the startup script with one simple "ipchains-restore
> /path/to/ipchain.config"

Of course, you have to have the latest ipchains-save, which actually
works as documented (been on the web page for *minutes* now).

Thanks for the examples.

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