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Linux iptables HOWTO

Rusty Russell, mailing list

v0.0.1, Tue Aug 31 12:35:20 PDT 1999

This document describes how to use iptables to filter out bad packets for Linux kernels 2.3.15 and beyond.

1. Introduction

2. Where is the official Web Site and List?

3. What Is Packet Filtering?

4. Who the hell are you, and why are you playing with my kernel?

5. How Packets Traverse The Filters

6. Using iptables

7. Differences Between iptables and ipchains

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