helpme, Docker

Jason Miller jason at
Tue Aug 2 21:35:01 BST 2022

See this comment for getting docker and docker-compose working with firehol:

I did that a long time ago and it was still working for me last time I used both together.


On Tue, 02 Aug 2022 16:31:00 +0100 firehol at wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm not sure if this project is still going or not(?) but I'm trying to 
> use it for an internet server with several docker containers running on 
> it, as well as some native services (nginx etc.)
> I don't want the docker containers' services open to the internet, just 
> the native nginx. But I do want the the docker containers to be able to 
> talk to eachother, as that's essential for their functioning. I will use 
> nginx to reverse proxy to docker services where needed.
> Normally I run firehol helpme >/etc/firehol.conf
> But now it's generated an enormous file, with 72 routers, and 9 interfaces.
> Do I really need to configure all those combinations or is there a 
> simpler way?
> Thanks,
> Rich

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