On Fri, 2007-02-23 at 11:26 +0100, Luc MAIGNAN wrote: > I don't understand how the priority of the rules of iptables is set. > > My problem : I want to allow ssh from my local network(1), and from > outside only for an IP(2) > > So i Wrote : > > (1) : iptables -I INPUT -p tcp -s 192.168.0.0/24 --dport ssh -j ACCEPT > (2) : iptables -I INPUT -p tcp -s ! x.x.x.x --dport ssh -j DROP > > The result is that I can ssh only from the ousided IP, not from local > network. If I switch the two rules, the result is the same. > > Can anyone help me to understand ? You can have a default drop rule on all input traffic, then add a couple of specific rules to allow it from your local network, and another to allow it from a specific address. -- (This PC runs FC4, my others FC5 & FC6, in case that's important to the thread) Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored. I read messages from the public lists.