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Re: FC-2 iptables settings

Jeff Ratliff wrote:

>> When I installed FC-2 I was asked which firewall I wanted,
>> and I opted for the default Medium security.
>> Where are the settings for the 3 options I was offered?
>> Are they actually different iptables settings,
>> and if so where are they to be found?
> It looks to me like
> system-config-securitylevel
> or
> system-config-securitylevel-tui
> should do the job.

Yes, thanks.

For some reason - I'm sure it was my fault -
system-config-securitylevel was not installed on my machine,
and I was relying on an ancient firewall.

Having installed it, I see that there is only really one level -
firewall installed or not installed.
Then there is a further choice whether to allow
a number of applications, eg ftp, telnet, ssh.
I take it the earlier options during installation
referred to these?

Timothy Murphy  
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