[TriLUG] iptables vs. ipchains
Tom 'spot' Callaway
tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed Sep 4 14:52:36 EDT 2002
On Wed, 2002-09-04 at 14:48, Greg Brown wrote:
> Sorry if this has been covered recently, I'm still going through all my old
> I have two questions:
> 1. I am curently using ipchains, is there a good reason to make the switch
> to iptables?
Many many reasons. Stateful filtering and connection tracking stand out.
> 2. Does either ipchains or iptables have the ability to filter traffic on an
> interface based on MAC address?
> I guess I have three questions.
> 3. Is there a good iptables tutorial on-line for people who currently use
Well, I just gave a talk last night at the NCSU LUG on how to build an
iptables firewall. I'd like to think its a good tutorial. ;)
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