[Firehol-support] Linksys Printserver Configuration

Costa Tsaousis costa at tsaousis.gr
Sun Oct 9 09:40:10 BST 2005

Tim Whitehouse wrote:

> I'm trying to print from a Linux host with Firehol to a Linksys print 
> server (model ??) which has a static IP on the local network. A host 
> that is printing and the print server communicate on two different 
> ports, 515 and one that changes for each communication session. It 
> works when I set "policy accept" but I don't want to leave it that 
> way.  It seems that the easiest way would be to allow all 
> communication for the print server IP.
> I've tried with no luck to have a separate eth0 interface with the 
> following definition:
> interface eth0 internet
>        policy reject
>        protection strong
>        server "ssh http icmp postgres netbios_dgm netbios_ns 
> netbios_ssn cups ping sam
> ba https lpd" accept
>        server ident reject with tcp-reset
>        client all accept
> interface eth0 prtsrvr src ""
>        server all accept
>        client all accept
>       policy reject
> is the print server's IP.
> How can I do this?
Put the interface prtsrv above internet. The internet interface is a 
superset of prtsrv, it gets all traffic and drops everything not matched 
by its end.


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