OpenSuse / Suse Linux Open a Port Range in the Firewall

by on June 2, 2008 · 0 comments· LAST UPDATED June 2, 2009

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How do I open a network port range in the firewall under OpenSuse / Suse Enterprise Linux server? How do open a port range in my firewall, such as the TCP ports 30000 to 35000?

You can use Yast tool to open a port ranges under Suse Linux.

Start YaST (type yast command prompt)

Select Security and Users

Select Firewall.

Click Allowed Services

Advanced and enter the desired port range 30000:35000 (syntax is from-port-start:to-port-end). For example, enter the following for the TCP ports 30000 to 35000:
30000:35000

Finally, Close the advanced configuration by clicking OK.

Click Next > Accept.

After closing the YaST firewall configuration, the TCP port range is opened for you.

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