new server

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Tue Feb 26 16:40:41 UTC 2008

On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 10:06 AM, jack <tdldev at> wrote:
> installed 7.10 server with LAMP, OPEN-SSH server.
>  After setting up fairly basic firewall rules, apt-get won't work.
>  In looking at dmesg, it appears that this traffic is trying to use port
>  53 (which I have open).
>  The only part I was a bit fuzzy on was in setting the input and output
>  for the IP address. Since I'm on a router serving DHCP, I've assigned
>  this machine (which I thought worked when first tried).
>  So, the leading question is - which port is apt-get trying to access ?
>  If it is port 53, is the IP address I have in the ruleset wrong?

==> grep -e " 53\/..p" /etc/services
domain           53/udp     # Domain Name Server
domain           53/tcp     # Domain Name Server

Port 53 is it trying to resolve names to IP addresses....


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