firewall

Jim Douglas jdz99 at hotmail.com
Fri Jul 4 17:17:27 UTC 2008



when I installed Kubuntu I set up a non root username, "sa" ...is there a default "root" password?  I don't remember it asking for a root password...just an initial account un/pw
...

> Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2008 19:00:37 +0200
> From: fred.schaer at free.fr
> To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: firewall
> 
> firewall builder is trying to setup the firewall using *root* account :
> it connects via ssh to 127.0.0.1 for you, so you'll probably want to
> check that root account has a password (and enter this one when asked),
> and that root is allowed to connect via ssh on 127.0.0.1. I don't think
> fwbuiled is able to use sudo (and that's a pity) when installing the
> firewall, so don't try with your standard user account (I guess this is
> the cause of the permission denied error)
> 
> Personnally, to secure a bit the ssh thing, I have this line in
> /etc/ssh/sshd_config :
> 
> PermitRootLogin yes
> AllowUsers me root at localhost
> 
> Hope that helps...
> Cheers
> 
> Jim Douglas a écrit :
> > I am trying to install FirewallBuilder on Kubuntu and keep getting
> > this error,
> >
> > Copying /home/sa/emma.fw -> 192.168.1.1:/etc
> > SSH session terminated, exit status: -1
> > Error: Terminating install sequence
> >
> > I tried this,
> >
> > http://sourceforge.net/forum/message.php?msg_id=4586134
> >
> > ...but now I get this error,
> >
> > Copying /home/sa/emma.fw -> 127.0.0.1:/etc
> > *** Fatal error :
> > --**--**-- Done bash: /etc/emma.fw: Permission denied
> > Error: Terminating install sequence
> >
> >
> > ....any suggestions?
> >
> > Perhaps someone could suggest a similar, easy to use firewall??  I'ts
> > a simple network...my Kubuntu server/router allows internet access to
> > one other machine...
> >
> >
> > Thank you,
> > Jim
> >
> >
> >
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