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Re: Accessing A Fedora 7 Box FROM The Net

Admin AnythingGoes wrote:
> Hello Fedora-list,
> I have a F7 server that has been working perfectly as far as getting
> people out into the net.
> But recently, I have needed the capability to access the server FROM
> the net.
> I can ping the server, but I cannot SSH in, FTP in or WEB BROWSE in..
> All the appropriate servers are running and are easily accessed from
> within the 192.168.1.x subnet..
> I don't have a router in place between the box and the Net. I am
> using a DSL Modem in Dumb/Bridge mode. The Fedora 7 handles the
> connection and authentication and acts as a
> Gateway/Router/Firewall to the rest of the 192.168.1.x subnet.
> Another point is I DO have a firewall in play (FireStarter) but I have
> set a rule so that the IP of the test machine is cleared to come in on
> all ports. I have also completely shutdown FireStarter and I still
> couldn't access the Server.  IPtables is also shut down completely,
> so that's not interfering with the connection.
> I am sure it's something grossly simple that I am missing.
> Any help would be most appreciated.
> AG
Did you check the configuring file for the services? They may be
configured to only allow access from the local network.

Also, you would be wise to upgrade to a supported version of Fedora,
especially on a box connected directly to the Internet?


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