Is there anything weird I should know about using ipfw on alias
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Mon Dec 1 04:51:42 PST 2008
On Mon, 01 Dec 2008 16:52:12 +1300 Brett Davidson <brett at net24.co.nz> wrote:
> ifconfig shows the alias addresses correctly bound.
> Creating an ipfw rule and testing it from the command line works
> (connects out from master address, not alias)
> From website on alias address, the firewall blocks the packets.
> The weird thing is that it tags them (in the security log) as coming
> from the master address (not the alias) out the correct interface. In a
> normal world that would mean the packet would match!!!!!
> What's goin' on here Willis?
Difficult to tell without seeing a) ifconfig b) netstat -rn c) at least
the relevant firewall rule/s and d) log entries that illustrate your
problem. Obscure sensitive information by all means, but otherwise
pretend we haven't the slightest clue how your system is configured :)
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