Jeff Abrahamson on 20 Apr 2005 16:39:06 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] iptables

On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 11:01:49AM -0400, Cosmin Nicolaescu wrote:
> > 2. My ssh session's X forwarding is blocked.  Oops.
> > [...]
> About 2., what do you mean 'blocked' ? Is it blocked by a firewall, or do
> you just not have X11Forwarding enabled (ssh -X or if you have openssh>3.8
> you might want to use -Y to make sure Eterm or such don't just crash with
> 'Bad Atom' on you.

    my-ws $ ssh -f iptable-host xterm

Then, on iptable-host in that xterm,

    iptable-host $ ./iptables

and that window doesn't respond for 20 seconds until my failsafe rule
flush kicks in.

    In the iptables script:

      (sleep 20; iptables -F) &


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