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iptable localhost connections reported to be blocked, but work ok

I am using fwbuilder and have tried setting up rules that both allow lo interface and source ip 127.0.0.1, as follows: $IPTABLES -A INPUT -i lo -m state --state NEW -j ACCEPT $IPTABLES -A OUTPUT ...
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fwbuilder: Port forwarding works from outside, but not inside

I'm hoping there's something obvious I've missed here. I have NAT rules set up to forward a few different ports to an internal machine. When a request comes in from the internet, everything works as ...
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fwbuilder: port forwarding incoming 222 port requests to a local machine 22 port

I am using fwbuilder to setup my iptables rules for a public server. The idea is to forward external requests from the 222 port to a local machine's ssh port. The settings i used are: NAT section ...
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FWBuilder DNS Object Run Time - when exactly does it resolve the DNS name?

In Firewall Builder, when you use the DNS Object and set it to run time, when exactly does the firewall (iptables in our case) actually resolve the DNS name? Is it whenever a call is made to that ...
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fwbuilder/iptables manually scripted + autogenerated rules at startup?

Fedora 11 Our previous IT-guy setup iptable rules on our firewall in a way that is confusing me and he didn't document any of it. I was hoping someone could help me make some sense of it. The ...
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Firewalls: What is the difference between Policy, NAT and Routes?

I'm learning fwbuilder and firewalls in general. I don't understand the differences between Policy, NAT and Routes. They all seem like they are just ways to tell the data where to go depending on what ...