:Firewall: Haloscan and me
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- On : Jun 07, 2005
in my other post I explained my problem with haloscan commenting system, and I was asking for help
now No more troubles with haloscan, and here is why
Firestarter is a nice gnome GUI for the iptables firewall.
Haloscan is used by a lot of blogs around the web to provide the ability to make comments.
72.x.x.x didn’t use to be valid addresses, so anything coming from here would be spam. By inserting this rule into the firewall we can treat 188.8.131.52 (And ONLY 184.108.40.206) the same as every other IP address. An alternative would be to remove the line “220.127.116.11/8” from /etc/firestarter/non-routables, but that unblocks the entire range.
Firestarter blocks the entire 72.x.x.x range BEFORE it allows individual IP addresses.
www.haloscan.com has an ip of 18.104.22.168.
Any page with a haloscan comment box will time out because haloscan won’t load.
Edit /etc/firestarer/user-post and add the following text.
/sbin/iptables -I NR -p tcp -s 22.214.171.124 -j RETURN
Stop/Start your firewall.
actually I never expected it could be my firewall, anyway Now I can access blogs with haloscan and comment out! Sepcial thanks to ubuntu community
[tags]firewall, linux, haloscan, problem, solved[/tags]