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About: Shorewall (The Shoreline Firewall) is an iptables based firewall (documentation; XML)

shorewall-modules.xml  (shorewall-docs-xml-5.2.3.6.tar.bz2):shorewall-modules.xml  (shorewall-docs-xml-5.2.6.tar.bz2)
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</refsynopsisdiv> </refsynopsisdiv>
<refsect1> <refsect1>
<title>Description</title> <title>Description</title>
<para>These files specify which kernel modules Shorewall will load before <para>These files specify which kernel modules Shorewall will load before
trying to determine your iptables/kernel's capabilities.</para> trying to determine your iptables/kernel's capabilities.</para>
<para>The <filename>modules</filename> file is used when <para>The <filename>modules</filename> file is used when
LOAD_HELPERS_ONLY=No in <ulink LOAD_HELPERS_ONLY=No in <ulink
url="/manpages/shorewall.conf.html">shorewall.conf</ulink>(8); the url="shorewall.conf.html">shorewall.conf</ulink>(8); the
<filename>helpers</filename> file is used when <filename>helpers</filename> file is used when
LOAD_HELPERS_ONLY=Yes</para> LOAD_HELPERS_ONLY=Yes</para>
<important> <important>
<para>Beginning with Shorewall 5.2.3, the LOAD_HELPERS_ONLY option has <para>Beginning with Shorewall 5.2.3, the LOAD_HELPERS_ONLY option has
been removed and the behavior is the same as if LOAD_HELPERS_ONLY=Yes been removed and the behavior is the same as if LOAD_HELPERS_ONLY=Yes
was specified.</para> was specified.</para>
</important> </important>
<para>Each record in the files has the following format:</para> <para>Each record in the files has the following format:</para>
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<arg choice="plain"><replaceable <arg choice="plain"><replaceable
class="parameter">modulename</replaceable></arg> class="parameter">modulename</replaceable></arg>
<arg rep="repeat"><replaceable>moduleoption</replaceable></arg> <arg rep="repeat"><replaceable>moduleoption</replaceable></arg>
</cmdsynopsis> </cmdsynopsis>
<para>The <replaceable>modulename</replaceable> names a kernel module <para>The <replaceable>modulename</replaceable> names a kernel module
(without suffix). Shorewall will search for modules based on your (without suffix). Shorewall will search for modules based on your
MODULESDIR setting in <ulink MODULESDIR setting in <ulink
url="/manpages/shorewall.conf.html">shorewall.conf</ulink>(8). The url="shorewall.conf.html">shorewall.conf</ulink>(8). The
<replaceable>moduleoption</replaceable>s are passed to modprobe (if <replaceable>moduleoption</replaceable>s are passed to modprobe (if
installed) or to insmod.</para> installed) or to insmod.</para>
<para>The /usr/share/shorewall/modules file contains a large number of <para>The /usr/share/shorewall/modules file contains a large number of
modules. Users are encouraged to copy the file to /etc/shorewall/modules modules. Users are encouraged to copy the file to /etc/shorewall/modules
and modify the copy to load only the modules required or to use and modify the copy to load only the modules required or to use
LOAD_HELPERS_ONLY=Yes.<note> LOAD_HELPERS_ONLY=Yes.<note>
<para>If you build monolithic kernels and have not installed <para>If you build monolithic kernels and have not installed
module-init-tools, then create an empty /etc/shorewall/modules file; module-init-tools, then create an empty /etc/shorewall/modules file;
that will prevent Shorewall from trying to load modules at all.</para> that will prevent Shorewall from trying to load modules at all.</para>
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