Delay in responding caused by netfilter ?

Jason Opperisano opie at
Fri Apr 29 16:25:17 CEST 2005

On Fri, Apr 29, 2005 at 09:37:49AM -0400, Alistair Tonner wrote:
> I'm wondering if that pop3 server is trying to do an identd check on the 
> connection that is getting *b0rked* with the firewall up.  Try that dump 
> again and loosen the filter a tad.

i'd second that notion.  setup the OUTPUT chain to allow everything and
see if that fixes it.  if it does--figure out what traffic you need to
be allowing out to prevent the delay.


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