OK, I thought this was going to be hard, and its not, you have really
helped. Configuring Shorewall is easy - all the files are there - even I
can do that !
On Thu, 2003-04-24 at 21:12, kb wrote:
> > Thanks for fast reply. A check at dyndns.org proves that ddclient is
> > compatible with my custom domain. Are you saying that it is as easy as
> > just running ddclient as a daemon on what Shorewall calls the computer
> > running the "net" zone, or is there more to do to given the information
> > about the update client and my proposed network scheme.
> Just run the client on the firewall -- that client will only be
> responsible to update the dynamic IP that should be assigned to your
> dynamic DNS name.
> As easy, yes.
> The firewall has to run the servers itself or need NAT rules, to forward
> connections to the servers you wanna have available to the public.
> Therefore you have to configure shorewall, too.
> Not as easy, no.
> You will find the needed rules in the shorewall documentation. If you
> don't wanna have something tricky and just some servers (like the web
> server you mentioned) it isn't difficult to set those rules.