|Sean King f2270f73c5||1 month ago|
|LICENSE||10 months ago|
|README.md||2 months ago|
|vanwanet-ufw.sh||1 month ago|
Script to update UFW with VanwaNet IPs.
Assuming that you already have ufw installed (now a pre-installed package in most linux distros), firstly ensure that ufw is not enabled;
sudo ufw status verbose
If it’s not enabled, the response should be
Status: inactive but if not, let’s disable it;
sudo ufw disable
Clear out any existing rules;
sudo ufw reset
and set the default rules to deny incoming and allow outgoing connections;
sudo ufw default deny incoming
sudo ufw default allow outgoing
It’s important at this stage to prevent being accidently being locked out of your system by adding 2 rules, before going further.
Add a localhost rule;
sudo ufw allow from 192.168.1.0/24
and also allow SSH access;
sudo ufw allow ssh
Provided those rules were succesfully added, time to enable your firewall;
sudo ufw enable
You will receive a warning that says the “command may disrupt existing ssh connections.” We have already set up a firewall rule that allows SSH connections so it should be fine to continue. Respond to the prompt with y.
You can run the
sudo ufw status verbose command to see the rules that are set.
Git clone this repo to your system or run
curl -O https://code.sandiamesa.com/sandiamesa/vanwanet-ufw/raw/branch/master/vanwanet-ufw.sh, and run the bash script in the normal manner, either using:
sudo bash /your/path/to/vanwanet-ufw.sh
NOTE: If you are using the git clone method, the script will be under a subdirectory called vanwanet-ufw, which is located under where you git cloned the repository to.
The script will then download VanwaNet’s current v4 & v6 IP’s, and install them into ufw’s configuration. Check that the rules have been successfuly added;
sudo ufw status verbose
Everytime the script is run, it will add any new VanwaNet IP addresses, so consider running the script weekly to ensure that it’s kept up to date.
The script can run automatically by using cron;
sudo crontab -e
and add the event;
0 0 * * 1 /your/path/to/vanwanet-ufw.sh > /dev/null 2>&1
If using node-red, simply add
sudo /your/path/to/./vanwanet-ufw.sh to an ‘exec node’ and inject it every week.
Firstly get a numbered list of all rules
sudo ufw status numbered
and then delete the rule by number
sudo ufw delete 34
This concept was originally developed by Leow Kah Man.
Originally forked from Paul Reed’s cloudflare-ufw.