ppooe state RELATED,ESTABLISHED issue

Jan Engelhardt jengelh at linux01.gwdg.de
Fri Aug 5 08:36:46 CEST 2005

>Today I was testing a Centos 4.1(RH ES4 clone) with  2.6.9-11.EL and a
>Verizon dsl connection. I couldn't get any connection tracking related
>rules working on the pppoe interface.
>-A INPUT -i ppp0 -m state --state RELATED,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT
>-A FORWARD -i ppp0 -m state --state RELATED,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT

Where's the handling for NEW connections? Otherwise you won't succeed if your 
default policy is !ACCEPT.

>Googling uncovered a thread with respect to connection tracking being
>broken with bridging.

You got a bridge in there?

Jan Engelhardt

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