This section presents a step-by-step procedure for generating your PMDF
firewall configuration files using the PMDF firewall configuration
pmdf configure firewall. Refer to Chapter 17
for a sample configuration dialogue.
rootto ensure that the necessary privileges are available to create the configuration files. If you are not logged in as
root, do so now.
pmdf configure firewallutility as follows, assuming that you have
/usr/binin your search path:
# cd /pmdf/table # pmdf configure firewall
/pmdf/tabledirectory. After the first configuration,
pmdf configure firewallcan use the answers to the previous run as the default answers. The utility will ask:
Do you want to use answers from the previous run as defaults?
YESif you want to have your previous answers presented as default answers.
pmdf configure firewallutility, print the
/pmdf/table/firewall.checklistfile and complete the configuration by following the steps outlined in the checklist.
pmdf configure firewallutility.
username@domainis a valid address. PMDF should accept the message and send it off the firewall system.
/pmdf/queuearea or use the
pmdf cache -viewutility to check whether the messages is stuck in the PMDF message queues on your system. Examination of log files in the
/pmdf/logdirectory might help isolate network delivery problems. See the section Maintenance and Troubleshooting in the PMDF System Manager's Guide for additional information on tracking PMDF delivery problems.
pmdf cnbuildutility. See the PMDF System Manager's Guide for more information.