Jonathan Hayward wrote:Since the 10.0.0.0/8 is a private IP range (IANA) your system> My RH8.0 box is not responding to incoming connections (though it can
> open outbound connections without trouble). When I try to connect from
> another computer (IP 10.0.0.1), the connection is refused. What sort
> of things should I look for in terms of enabling it to talk to the
> outside world?
> * /etc/hosts.allow has 10.0.0.1:ALL,
> * /etc/hosts.deny has ALL:ALL
> * Taking Portsentry from -atcp to -tcp made no observable change.
> * When I installed Linux, I specified a high security firewall.
> What should I look at to let my box talk with the outside world?
> ++ Jonathan Hayward, [email]jonathan.haywardpobox.com[/email]
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should accept connections from the internet on that IP range.
Comment: This block is reserved for special purposes.
Comment: Please see RFC 1918 for additional information.
Only allow access to specific ports you want the world to have
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