Linux Forums unreachable.
Chan Chung Hang Christopher
christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Thu Feb 25 14:28:14 UTC 2010
Ray Parrish wrote:
> Christopher Chan wrote:
>>> Could it be a firewall rule? I have some ports blocked, and have a
>>> blacklist policy in effect, as opposed to white listing traffic.
>> run 'iptables -L -n' and see if there is any rule with Linuxforum's
>> server's ip in it.
> All I see are the following lins which do not know the meaning of, but
> they seem to be in the range of the linuxforums.org ip address -
> LSI all -- 184.108.40.206/8 192.168.0.0/24
> LSI all -- 220.127.116.11/8 192.168.0.0/24
> LSI all -- 18.104.22.168/8 192.168.0.0/24
> What does LSI mean?
New to me that. Seems to be Ubuntu specific. Log and Stop Input chain
apparently. See http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1197562
However, there is no mention of LSI in
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Firestarter nor did a search on
bring anything up.
However, the page on Firestarter was not too encouraging but I do not
want to diss the hard work put into making what might well become a very
good firewalling tool with a gui. It is up to you to decide whether you
want to keep it on and decipher it/bug developers to make it work for
you or to disable it and use UFW or build your own rules. I have no idea
how linuxforum connections have triggered an alert/event to land in the
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