[PATCH] handbook/firewalls: rewrite warning
roam at ringlet.net
Wed Feb 16 15:47:06 UTC 2005
On Wed, Feb 16, 2005 at 06:09:05PM +0300, Denis Peplin wrote:
> Some parts of handbook's firewall chapter still
> can mislead some users.
> Patch (attached) mostly obtained from security
> chapter, rev. 1.229
> I will apply this small patch to current firewalls
> sections after 2 days, if no objections.
> Index: firewalls/chapter.sgml
> RCS file: /home/dcvs/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/firewalls/chapter.sgml,v
> retrieving revision 1.34
> diff -u -r1.34 chapter.sgml
> --- firewalls/chapter.sgml 15 Feb 2005 15:09:42 -0000 1.34
> +++ firewalls/chapter.sgml 16 Feb 2005 14:59:10 -0000
> @@ -950,13 +950,12 @@
> sets and is the only rule set type covered herein.</para>
> - <para>When working with the firewall rules, always,
> - always do it on the console of the system running the
> - firewall or you can end up locking your self out.
> - Alternatively, you may setup a cronjob to flush the
> - firewall rules say every five minutes.
> - This may not be acceptable for a corporate firewall,
> - but should be ok for a home firewall.</para>
> + <para>When working with the firewall rules, be
> + <emphasis>very careful</emphasis>. Some configurations
> + <emphasis>will lock yourself out</emphasis> of the server.
Errr.. shouldn't that be 'will lock *you* out'? :)
Other than that, no objections here - and the original text did indeed
need some clarification :)
Peter Pentchev roam at ringlet.net roam at cnsys.bg roam at FreeBSD.org
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If this sentence were in Chinese, it would say something else.
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