Firehol does not start on Ubuntu

Whit Blauvelt whit at
Tue Oct 3 15:38:07 BST 2023

We have firehol on dozens of Ubuntu servers up through 23.04, without this
problem. Did you install from apt or from tar? Did you set iptables to


On Tue, 10/03/23, 2023 at 10:59:10AM +0200, Silvio Bierman wrote:
> Hello all,
> Issues 198 and 431 have been on Github for very long now but they have not
> been resolved. On Ubuntu version 20.10 and up Firehol fails to start
> properly at boot time requiring a manual "service firehol start" or similar
> to get it up and running. This is true for every clean install of Ubuntu
> server and the default firehol package.
> I manage a pool of about 15 Ubuntu servers and they all share this same
> issue.
> If this is not the right place to get the problem resolved please advice on
> where to go with this.
> Kind regards,
> Silvio

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