Firewall messages?

Jonathan Wright mail at djnauk.co.uk
Wed Nov 27 21:20:01 PST 2002


On Wed, Nov 27, 2002 at 05:52:39PM -0000, Lee Hancock wrote:
> I am starting a new rebuild of lfs and blfs, setup the firewall as describe
> in the blfs book and I keep getting the following messages...
> 
> FIREWALL:INPUT IN=eth1 OUT=MAC=00:d0:59:f1:41:2b:00:04:28:23:1c:a8:08:00
> SRC=12.5.140.199
> DST=81.97.147.78 LEN=78 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=111 ID=59771 PROTO=UDP
> SPT=28544 DPT=137 LEN=58
> Iam  not really worried as I have no services running yet but curious to
> know what they are and what they mean. If someone could shed some light on
> it for me.
> 
> Cheers for any help.

I haven't found a useful program for this yet (but then I haven't done
alot of surfing on it! :). The best thing I've come across though is a
web site which will analyse upto 10 netfilter (or ipchains) log lines.

You can find it al http://logi.cc/linux/NetfilterLogAnalyzer.php3

If anyone know's of a good console program, I'd love to know of it! :-D

Thanks,

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