> Would anyone mind taking a look at this ipchains rule and tell me what I
> screwed up? Basically, this should allow me to use rdate to set the system
> time periodically. The logs say I'm rejecting rdate's output.
> ipchains -A output -i $EXTERNAL_INTERFACE -p tcp -s $IPADDR $UNPRIVPORTS
> -d $TIME_SERVER 37 -j ACCEPT
the following is my rule for just that purpose ...
# TIME client requests. (Port 37)
ipchains -A output -i ppp0 -p tcp -s $PPP_IP $HI -d $TS_1 37 -j ACCEPT
It is basically exactly the same as yours ... Mine works fine ... so
there must be another reason. Where in your script are you putting the
rule ... position *is* important.
PLEASE NOTE: Spamgard (tm) installed.
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