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Re: [Shorewall-devel] Shorewall 4.4.27 RC 1

From: Tom Eastep <teastep_at_nospam>
Date: Sat Dec 24 2011 - 15:31:10 GMT

On Sat, 2011-12-24 at 14:21 +0000, Steven Jan Springl wrote:

> If an invalid helper is specified e.g.
> CT:helper:cat lan - udp 21
> the following error messages are produced:
> iptables: No chain/target/match by that name.
> ERROR: Command "/usr/local/sbin/iptables -A PREROUTING -p 6 --dport 21 -i eth0
> -j CT --helper cat" Failed


You should have received a warning:

        WARNING: Unrecognized helper cat

I chose to make that a warning rather than an error so that if a user
wishes to specify a helper that Shorewall doesn't yet recognize, he or
she won't be dead in the water.


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