Mac Thread, Server 10.4 firewall in Technical; I cocked up me firewall.
I gave access to all ports to the local ip range and now cannot connect ...
9th January 2008, 01:58 AM #1
Server 10.4 firewall
I cocked up me firewall.
I gave access to all ports to the local ip range and now cannot connect to the server admin.
Anyone know how to reset the damn thing? I cannot access any settings in the server admin?
Any help would be great.
PS i found a ipfw -flush command. Does this do the trick?
I have tried to remove the plist files in the ipfilter folder but that did not resolve the issue.
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9th January 2008, 09:04 AM #2
Well, here's a link to a site I have used for IPFW stuff on server for a long time:
The command to clean it all out that I have used is:
sudo /sbin/ipfw -f flush
But that was on an earlier version than 10.4. The command you should use is probably:
sudo ipfw flush
Let me know if/when you fix this. It would be good to file somewhere.
9th January 2008, 10:44 AM #3
All good now.
I got in this morning and ran the command and indeed it flushed the rules (ipfw -f flush) with sudo use.
I also found that the dns entries had been editied so was the reason i couldn't connect locally.
It may have been a mixture of both but the main reason would be the DNS. I don't remember changing the dns entry though
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