Question about the "block private networks" setting. What exactly does
this do in terms of the firewall rules it creates?
The reason I ask, I've noticed that even with this option enabled I can
access a web server at http://192.168.100.1/ -- The webserver is part of
the SURFboard modem I'm using, so it's existence isn't unwanted, but it
made me curious why this works.
I'm guessing that the rule that allows stateful connections is above the
rule which blocks traffic from private networks, and that there is
nothing similar blocking outbound traffic.
Is this correct?
Do the rules added by the block private networks option appear above my
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