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Re: [opensuse-security] iptables SuSEfirewall2



Philippe Vogel wrote:
> To restart it has shown to do so:
> 
> /etc/init.d/SuSEfirewall2 stop && /etc/init.d/SuSEfirewall2 start

That opens your machine to the world for a moment as stopping the
firewall removes all filter rules and sets the policy to accept.

> instead of:
> 
> /etc/init.d/SuSEfirewall2 restart
> 
> A simple restart sometimes doesn't work from my experience (some
> chains still remain)!

Huh? Please open a bug report if that's reproducible.

cu
Ludwig

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