[Oisf-users] Debian Lenny + Plesk + Suricata - Server will never reboot - stuck on portmap daemon.

Will Metcalf william.metcalf at gmail.com
Fri Jul 2 12:02:03 UTC 2010

Hmm this is bizarre. One shouldn't have anything to do with the other,
unless portmap tries to talk to itself during shutdown or something.
try adding this to the top of your iptables rules and see if your
machine shuts down successfully.

iptables -I INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT



On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 11:33 AM, Morgan Cox <morgancoxuk at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I have installed Suricata (0.92) in IPS mode (inline)
> It all seemed to work - I tested a drop rule and it seems to have worked
> fine.
> The one main issue however is that when running Suricata, after I reboot the
> server just gets 'stuck' shutting down, it stops on 'stopping portmap
> daemon'  - I have left it for about 6 mins and it stays stuck.
> When I do not run Suricata this does not happen.
> I do have Plesk (the worst web control panel ever) which installs portmap by
> default.
> At the moment the server needs manual intervention to reboot (when Suricata
> is running).
> Can you suggest anything that may help?
> cheers
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