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Linux netfilter Hacking HOWTO

Rusty Russell, mailing list netfilter@lists.samba.org

v0.0.1, Tue Aug 31 22:12:04 PDT 1999


This document describes the netfilter architecture for Linux, how to hack it, and some of the major systems which sit on top of it, such as packet filtering, connection tracking and Network Address Translation.

1. Introduction

2. Netfilter Architecture

3. Information for Programmers

4. Life in userspace

5. Translating 2.0 and 2.2 Packet Filter Modules

6. Motivation


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