Services automaticly change firewall rules to open access to themselfs.

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Sat Sep 1 15:32:42 UTC 2007

On Sat, Sep 01, 2007 at 08:25:34 -0400,
  Steve Grubb <sgrubb at> wrote:
> We now have rsyslog in the distribution. It should be simple to create a 
> configuration command that greps for iptables events and notifies the user in 
> realtime kind of the way that setroubleshoot does. As a matter of fact, what 
> might be even more useful is a command that watches for disk drive errors and 
> tells the user that its starting to see the hard drive fail.

For the disk drive part of this, it already exists. smartd does self tests
on disks and logs the messages. These messages get reported by logwatch in
an email message once a day.

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