Re: iptables in 2.4.10, 2.4.11pre6 problems

From: Jeffrey W. Baker (
Date: Tue Oct 09 2001 - 15:48:27 EST

On 9 Oct 2001, Trever L. Adams wrote:

> On Tue, 2001-10-09 at 14:31, Jeffrey W. Baker wrote:
> > I mean connections originating from userland processes running on the
> > machine with iptables configured. This machine does not act as a NAT or
> > router for any other machine.
> >
> > We make about 200000 outbound connections to web sites in a day. Of these
> > connections, a few thousand get fucked up by iptables (iptables suddenly
> > decides to drop packets on this connection).
> >
> > -jwb
> Mine does NAT. So it appears this is not NAT related (though it may be
> further aggravated by NAT). My connection rate is FAR lower than
> yours. Our total connections may be 100,000 on a high rate day (just a
> guess... I really do not know).

My machine has three IP addrs bound to one physical interface and uses
policy routing. Do you use any of those?


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