[techtalk] Re: REJECT packet is logged as DENY....

Subba Rao subba9 at home.com
Mon Mar 19 20:39:55 EST 2001

On  0, Subba Rao <subba9 at home.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have implemented one particular rule on the input chain. The rule explicitly
> REJECTs queries on port 113. In my kernel-logs, the access is logged in as
> a DENY.
> Here is the rule syntax:
> ipchains -A input -j REJECT -i eth2 -s any/0 -d -p TCP ! -y
> the entry in syslog is:

Correction in the log typo....

Mar 18 18:39:48 pasta kernel: Packet log: input DENY eth2 PROTO=6 L=60 S=0x00 I=26383 F=0x4000 T=52 SYN (#11)

It was eth2 and not eth0.

> Why is it logged in as a DENY?
> Thank you in advance.


Subba Rao
subba9 at home.com

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