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 From:  Joe Commisso <jemc at bluefrog dot com>
 To:  Sebastian Davie <sd at clients dot ch>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Stupid Question regarding Rules
 Date:  Sun, 14 Jan 2007 08:03:45 -0500
Have you tried rebooting?
Sometimes that makes it work.

Joe


Sebastian Davie wrote:
> Hi List
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> I have been playing with m0n0 for many hours now and I can't get my head
> around the rules. I realize how rules work and I have experience with
> Cisco pix fw's, and also with the cheap 'routers'.
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> The reason I want to change to m0n0 is to block people's traffic,
> especially from them using file sharing applications, as the user rarely
> limit their upload bandwidth which makes the internet unbearable for
> anyone else.
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> I am running 1.3b2 on a standard PC
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> I set up a simple rule in the "Firewall rules" on the LAN side.
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> Action=Block
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> Disabled=not checked
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> Interface=LAN
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> Prototcol=TCP/UDP
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> Source=LAN Subnet
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> Source Port range=FTP/FTP
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> Desitnation=Any
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> Destination port range=FTP/FTP
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> Fragments=not checked
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> Log=not checked
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> Desciption=FTP Blocking
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> I also moved this rule to the top of the list and pressed APPLY. I still
> have no problems whatsoever connecting to an FTP site. I have tried
> everything, even trying to block port 80.. If I disabole the standard
> rule "Default LAN -> any" then no one has Internet access. So the rules
> must be working..
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> Please help me. M0nowall would be great if I could get it to work.
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> All the best
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> Sebastian
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