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0002727: Time based rules - MantisBT
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0002727Endian FirewallFirewall (iptables)public2010-02-25 12:452011-06-22 08:13
0002727: Time based rules
It would be nice to have time based rules.

For example ftp is only allowed from 8am to 6pm.
Can this be done with some scripts running via cron?
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duplicate of 0000688acknowledged  NAT : Time rules / Conditions 
Issue History
2010-02-25 12:45aenderNew Issue
2010-02-25 13:53peter-endianRelationship addedduplicate of 0000688
2010-02-25 13:58luca-endianNote Added: 0003870
2010-09-24 09:07peter-endianStatusnew => acknowledged
2011-06-20 10:19anubisg1Note Added: 0006749
2011-06-20 11:51aenderNote Added: 0006753
2011-06-22 08:13anubisg1Note Added: 0006789

2010-02-25 13:58   
iptables already has this capability [^]
2011-06-20 10:19   
I don't understand exactly what you mean with iptables. But i was wondering if it was possible to implement a web ui where we can configure time based routing policies (something like dd-wrt has) in endian (without of course using iptables and cron by CLI)

2011-06-20 11:51   
Endian firewall rules uses iptables. And iptables support time based rules per default. So there is no need to use cron.

iptables RULE -m time --timestart TIME --timestop TIME --days DAYS -j ACTION

So you can allow e.g. ssh from 6am to 6pm.
2011-06-22 08:13   
thank you for the reply, if this is "that easy" i hope there will be a way to implement it into "network --> routing --> policy routing"

so that will be easy to set up time based policy rules from the the web UI