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FIRESTARTER

FIRESTARTER

Section: Maintenance Commands (8) Updated: November 26, 2004
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NAME

firestarter - program to manage and observe firewalls  

SYNOPSIS

firestarter [options]
 

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents briefly the firestarter command. This manual page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution because the original program does not have a manual page. Instead, it has documentation in html format (see below).

firestarter is a GNOME program that will help you in configuring and monitoring a GNU/Linux firewall using either ipchains or iptables.  

OPTIONS

This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.
--generate-scripts
Generate firewall scripts from current configuration. If firestarter is updated and you don't want to run the GUI, the scripts in /etc/firestarter are not up-to-date. So you have to run firestarter with this option to update the scripts.
-h, --help
Show summary of options.
--lock
Lock the firewall, blocking all traffic.
-p, --stop
Stop the firewall.
-s, --start
Start the firewall.
--start-hidden
Start firestarter with the GUI not visible.
-v, --version
Show version of program.

 

SEE ALSO


This program is fully documented in http://www.fs-security.com/docs/.  

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Ryan M. Golbeck <rmgolbeck@debian.org> and later revised by Rene Engelhard <rene@debian.org> and Yann Verley <yann.verley@free.fr> for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).


 

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