[Firehol-support] Interface and Router sections

Thomas Arendsen Hein thomas at intevation.de
Thu Jun 15 18:10:43 BST 2006

* Sim <simvirus at gmail.com> [20060614 16:22]:
> Is it advice to remove "dst address", and let only "src" ?
> For example:
> interface eth0 www2linux src not "${UNROUTABLE_IPS} xx.xx.xx.xx/xx"

For dynamic IPs this the only way unless you reload firehol on each
IP change.

> And is it advice to remove "inface" from router section and let only outface?
> With many inface I need to duplicate the rules on each one.
> Example:
> router x2y outface eth5 dst "xx.xx.xx.0/24"
>        # > protection strong
>        route "smtp pop3" accept
> router x2yz outface eth4 dst "xx.xx.xx.0/24"
>        # > protection strong
>        route "http" accept

In the interface section I use something like
  interface "eth1 eth2" foo
which probably works in a router, too.


Email: thomas at intevation.de

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