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Re: redhat-config-securitylevel problem

On Sun, 9 Jan 2005, James Harrison wrote:

> Hi,
> Im using Redhat 9.
> redhat-config-securitylevel does not allow a user to specify additional ports
> other than www, ftp, dhcp, ssh, telnet, smtp from the GUI tool.
> I want to be able to enable www, dns, imap, smtp.  There is no dialogue box to
> add ports.
> Ive modified /etc/sysconfig/redhat-config-securitylevel and added them that
> way, but two problems:
> 1. how do I make the file in sysconfig to be /etc/sysconfig/iptables so I can
> use the iptables init script.
> 2. once I have edited /etc/sysconfig/redhat-config-securitylevel and added the
> ports I want, I re-run the redhat-config-securitylevel program, my additional
> ports are not listed and when click on OK my additional ports have disappeared
> from this file.
> To get around this I edited /etc/sysconfig/iptables and added additional lines
> and then reran the iptables initscript.

I believe redhat-config-securitylevel-tui allows setting additional ports.
Other than that, you can either edit /etc/sysconfig/iptables as you have
been doing, or get a real firewall tool and use it instead.

		Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu

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