Subject: Re: resetting the IP packet filter rules without rebooting...
To: Herb Peyerl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Martin Husemann <email@example.com>
Date: 11/25/2002 15:21:55
On Mon, Nov 25, 2002 at 07:14:16AM -0700, Herb Peyerl wrote:
> nothing like doing that remotely and finding you've just locked yourself
> out of the machine. :-)
Yeah, been there, done that ;-)
When I'm ok with living dangerous in that situation I still do
(sleep 5; sh /etc/rc.d/ipf reload; sh /etc/rc.d/ipnat reload)&; exit
on remote machines sometimes. Be sure you have someone cluefull enough
ready to pick up the phone on-site though.