ping sendto: operation not permitted.

Gaurav Ghimire gaurav at subisu.net.np
Sun Apr 18 05:43:37 UTC 2010


Hi Peter/Greg,

Thanks for your replies. That indeed helped lot. It was the state table 
entries. Things seem cool now. Shall update if anything shows up.

Regards,
Gaurav

On 04/16/2010 08:16 PM, Peter Maxwell wrote:
> Checking whether there is anything unexpected in the dmesg output and
> posting the output of
>
> pfctl -v -s a
>
> wouldn't hurt either.
>
>
>
>
>
> On 16 April 2010 14:57, jose ycogo<metdeth1 at yahoo.com>  wrote:
>
>    
>>
>> i think its best if you post your pf.conf
>>
>> cheers...
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ________________________________
>> From: Gaurav Ghimire<gaurav at subisu.net.np>
>> To: freebsd-pf at freebsd.org
>> Sent: Friday, April 16, 2010 19:50:24
>> Subject: ping sendto: operation not permitted.
>>
>> Dear all,
>>
>> I am lately having problems with my firewall. There had not been any
>> changes to the configuration and it had been working very fine. Out of
>> nowhere I believe that pf is now acting abnormal and is blocking outgoing
>> packets at random. It doesn't occur regular but I am getting the ping
>> sendto: operation not permitted error and also its delaying udp queries to
>> by dns servers that it generally protects. If I disable pf using 'pfctl -d'
>> things go to normal and there isn't any issue. I also see connection  breaks
>> when the pf itself tries to contact my ldap server for information.
>> Disabling pf makes everything go back to normal. Any hint as where I should
>> be looking would be highly appreciated. I have been pulling my hairs
>> literally lately.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> -- Gaurav
>>
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