[Firehol-support] pings aren't being dropped for some reason?

Costa Tsaousis costa at tsaousis.gr
Tue Aug 26 22:01:01 BST 2008

* wrote:
> I can't figure out why pings are not being blocked.  I thought
> this worked in the past.  Here's my firehol.conf:
>     interface any world
>         protection strong
>         client all accept
> But I can still ping my machine from a remote machine.  I've
> also tried adding:
>         policy drop
> Both before and after protection strong.  And updating firehol
> from 1.250-r2 (Gentoo) to the latest 1.273.  No dice :(
If you are checking from the internet, most probably your ISP routers 
respond to these pings. Can you check that the pings are coming to you?
If you are checking from your LAN, could you please check that you are 
pinging the right IP?


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