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Re: [Xen-devel] iptables filtering when bridging

To: David <big.raiders.fan@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] iptables filtering when bridging
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Date: Thu, 10 May 2007 08:38:52 +0100
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On Wed, 2007-05-09 at 10:04 -0400, David wrote:

>   Based on http://ebtables.sourceforge.net/br_fw_ia/PacketFlow.png,
> the packet appears to be going the right way, but I can't make it go
> any further.
> Is it possible to have the packets go through the iptables Filter
> tables in Dom0? 

        Yep, packets should be going through iptables as they traverse the
bridge in Dom0 (as the diagram shows), unless it's explicitly disabled.
What does:

  $> sysctl net.bridge.bridge-nf-call-iptables

        show? (It should be "1")


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