Anki does not work if iptables DROP used to disable internet access

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Mariusz Dykierek

09 Nov, 2019 09:51 AM

I want to use Anki for users that have to have network access completely disabled.
If "iptables -A OUTPUT -p all -m owner --uid-owner <user> -j DROP" is in place, the user cannot use Anki.
Empty Window appears, with no decks even if all sync is disabled. If the rule is disabled, then works as expected.
Can this be fixed or worked around?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Damien Elmes on 09 Nov, 2019 10:09 PM

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    Anki needs to be able to communicate with itself over the loopback interface.

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