howto: firewall for ppp interface only and accept all eth-traffic

Jack Bowling jbinpg at
Mon Dec 8 06:32:59 UTC 2003

On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 05:06:47AM +0100, A.J. Bonnema wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I read your advice on using firewall tools, so I started using 
> firestarter. Now I have the following problem. My network has two 
> internet connections I might use:
> 1. eth1 = internal traffic + traffic from the internet through a 
> physical router/firewall
> 2. A connection through my telefone line which I will use if the ADSL 
> connection is down.
> So what I need is for all traffic from the eth1-card to be accepted and 
> all traffic from the telefone line to be scrutenized by the fire wall.
> Using firestarter, does anyone know how to do this?

Best place to ask is on firestarter-user at
However, as far as I know, the current version of Firestarter can only
handle one interface. The next version will be able to work with more
than one.

Jack Bowling
mailto: jbinpg at

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