[Freedombox-discuss] How to manually enter log and drop everything from a local IP?
A. F. Cano
afc at shibaya.lonestar.org
Sat Oct 13 19:16:46 BST 2018
I'm not too proficient in firewall rules. I've noticed that FreedomBox
does some quite fancy footwork with the firewall and I'm hesitant to mess
What I would like to do is to temporarily add a few rules to block and log
everything from one internal address: the TV. (static IP in 192.168.x.y)
I don't trust what today's smart TVs might be up to. There have been
reports of "calling home" and sending all kinds of data, so I want to be
sure that my particular one doesn't send anything out, thus the log and
drop. Only if I'm satisfied that nothing untoward is going on will I
remove these rules and use my smart tv as it was intended to be used.
As of now, the ethernet cable is not plugged in.
If I find out that some data are being sent out unrelated to what I want
to see, I'll then have to refine the rules to block just that.
So, how can I add "log and drop everything that comes from the TV" without
messing up the normal functioning of the FreedomBox firewall?
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