[nSLUG] Open port on Ubuntu box

Jeff Warnica jeff at coherentnetworksolutions.com
Wed Jul 18 23:19:37 ADT 2007


Only if the service in question is using tcpd (ie, xinetd), which in
2007 is fairly few services.

# iptables -L

will list the firewall rules. I suspect that there is a nifty GFX editor
for firewall configuration in Ubuntu, but I have no idea what that would
be.


On Wed, 2007-07-18 at 19:12 -0700, Michael Crawford wrote:
> Is the port you're trying to connect to allowed to receive
> connections?  I don't have a Linux box handy to tell you just how, but
> it has to be listed in (I think) /etc/hosts.allow
> 
> Mike
> mdcrawford at gmail dot com
> http://www.geometricvisions.com/
> 
> On 7/18/07, sbo at eastlink.ca <sbo at eastlink.ca> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > I have been trying to connect to an Ubuntu box through a given port (let's
> > take 10001  for example).  I have not been able to do so, but I can easily
> > SSH into it and see what I need to see.  I assume that the firewall is not
> > preventing me since I can get in through port 22.  How can I open a port
> > through my SSH session (terminal session)?  What is the appropriate set of
> > commands?
> >
> > Thank you,
> >
> > S.
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