[linux-elitists] Re: Integrating the firewall and the package manager?
Fri Apr 15 18:10:14 PDT 2005
Etienne Goyer <email@example.com> writes:
> Mark van Walraven wrote:
>> Disclaimer: I am one of the very few people in the world that thinks
>> that /etc/init.d/iptables is a good idea ...
> So do I ... please, have me enlightned : what is the argument *against*
> making the firewall a service ?
The reason I don't put it in /etc/init.d is because it's brought up
automatically with the interface. Less window of vulnerability, less
chance for confusion/mistakes, etc. I'm sure most distros offer a way
to do this; debian certainly does.
Jeremy Hankins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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