[nycbug-talk] Restarting ipfw remotely

Trish Lynch trish
Wed Dec 21 18:18:55 EST 2005

On Tue, 20 Dec 2005, Francisco Reyes wrote:

> is there any other/better way to restart ipfw other than "sh 
> /etc/rc.firewall"?
> Specially after changing a number of lines in the file and wanting to put 
> them in production.
> The machine is not in production yet so no worries if I lock myself out for a 
> bit. :-)

What I've taken to doing is having ipfw default to accept in the kernel, 
then having as my last line the deny all rule (65534), so it would be next 
to impossible to lock myself out if I reload or flush it.


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