Management of bridged iptables

Mohamed Eldesoky eldesoky.lists at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 00:50:04 CEST 2005


Why don't you give the br0 an IP !!?


On 4/27/05, traef06 at ebasedsecurity.com <traef06 at ebasedsecurity.com> wrote:
> Thank you.
> 
> So, just for my clarification, if I have eth0 (outside interface) and eth1 as my internal interface and they both
> are used to form br0, I could assign eth0 an external IP address so that I can ssh into the box for management?
> 
> Am I following his correctly?
> 
> Then can I also assign eth1 an internal IP address so that I can manage it from within as well? This won't harm the bridge
> interface br0?
> 
> Thank you in advance for all your assistance.
> 
> 
> Thomas J. Raef
> e-Based Security, Inc.
> "You're either hardened, or you're hacked!"
> 
> -------- Original Message --------
> > From: Mohamed Eldesoky <eldesoky.lists at gmail.com>
> > Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2005 3:32 AM
> > To: traef06 at ebasedsecurity.com
> > Subject: Re: Management of bridged iptables
> >
> > You can give the firewall an IP address, on any interface, whether
> > part of the bridge or not part of the bridge.
> > This will still keep the firewall stealthy (not shown in traceroutes),
> > as that IP is not a gateway for any server !!
> >
> > On 4/26/05, traef06 at ebasedsecurity.com <traef06 at ebasedsecurity.com> wrote:
> > > I've been scouring Google searches looking for an answer. If this is the wrong forum, please forgive me.
> > >
> > > I want to be able to setup iptables and I guess ebtables for a bridged firewall. My problem is that I also need to be able
> > > to manage this remotely like with ssh or something.
> > >
> > > How do I do this and still be able to maintain a "stealthy" firewall?
> > >
> > > Thank you in advance for any help.
> > >
> > > Thomas J. Raef
> > > e-Based Security, Inc.
> > > "You're either hardened, or you're hacked!"
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Mohamed Eldesoky
> > www.eldesoky.net
> > RHCE
> 
> 


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