Smoothwall logs

Rasjid Wilcox rasjidw at
Fri Jan 18 15:53:13 EST 2002

----- Original Message -----
From: "Matthew Hawkins" <matthew at>
To: "CLUG" <linux at>
Sent: Friday, January 18, 2002 2:06 PM
Subject: Re: Smoothwall logs

> On Fri, 18 Jan 2002, Rasjid Wilcox wrote:
> > Any suggestions on how to stop these being logged?  And/or should I be
> > them through?
> There's not much point letting them through unless you're using routed
> internally to keep each system's routing tables updated.
> As for stopping them being logged, perhaps change the firewall rules to
> silently drop the packets (eg, add a new rule matching udp on port 520
> and drop it without logging)

So would the following entry before the end of the input chain (which does the
logging) do the trick?

ipchains -A input -i $RED_DEV -p udp --destination-port 520 -j DENY


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