Jeff Scott wrote:
> Hi all,
> New m0n0wall user here! I've been testing it for several months and
> have just put it into production. Great Software!
> Right now I am allowing all traffic outbound from the LAN. I'm
> concerned about traffic that I am seeing blocked in the logs. I am
> seeing packets (seems to be always ack packets) from our internal mail
> server being blocked from the LAN. Here is an example:
> "08:08:39.146673 xl0 @0:22 b 10.47.0.20,25 -> 22.214.171.124,31108 PR tcp
> len 20 44 -AS IN"
> I am using 1:1 NAT for the internal mail server. I checked the Status
> page and confirmed that @0:22 corresponds to the following rule:
> "@22 block in log quick proto tcp from any to any"
> My question is: If I have an allow all rule outbound from the LAN
> interface, why is this packet being blocked at all?
> Thanks everyone,
Can you actually connect to port 25 on an external machine? If yes,
this is probably a packet that was lost and re-sent. Normal.
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