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Re: [suse-security] network performance problems with SuSEfirewall2 and multiple interfaces
Ralf Ronneburger wrote:
I've a machine with 3 real and 15 virtual interfaces under SuSE 9.0
with SuSEfirewall2. Resulting from this I've also a lot of
iptable-rules (iptables-save | wc -l gives me 1068 lines).
After some weeks the machine slows down network-traffic, although
everything else seems to run quite well (low CPU-load, low
memory-usage), so I have to reboot it (restarting SuSEfirewall2 does
I wounder if anybody else has experienced something similar, if
anything of that kind is known and if anybody has an idea, where the
problem may lay.
That's a lot.
For help a simple routing table and some example ip's would be helpful
to solve your problem.
In this case it would be much easier to write your own firewallscript
instead of using SuSEfirewall or let a different machine act as firewall
and only set basic rules on that machine..
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