guarddog/iptables problem

SIE kensou.sie.503 at
Fri Nov 2 03:24:31 UTC 2007

On Thu, 01 Nov 2007 19:25:06 -0700
Oudisos <oudisos at> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I am having trouble making guarddog/iptables allow WOL packets. I use 
> WOL all the time on my home network and am forced to disable the 
> firewall each time I use it.
> I defined the protocol (UDP port 9) and allowed it in the local
> network but iptables still rejects the packets. The symptoms are:
> When I send a magic packet, (using either etherwake and wakeonlan) I
> get the error message that sending magic packet failed. When I
> disable the firewall, the packet is sent successfully.

would you paste your iptables to us with sudo iptables -L ?

> Any ideas?
> Thank you,
> Oudisos.

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