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IPTables-tutorial is a tutorial which explains how to install and set up iptables and netfilters on Linux. It takes you through a usable example file step by step, and helps you understand its basic functionality. The tutorial currently contains 6 different example scripts that may be used freely under GPL licensing terms.

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  •  20 Nov 2006 14:24

    Release Notes: Six new matches, and seven new targets were added to the documentation as well as the raw table. All graphics have been redone. Lots of rewrites and fixes were made. The text has been edited and updated.

    •  30 Jul 2005 18:47

      Release Notes: Over 100 new A4 pages of material and 6 new chapters were written, including TCP/IP introduction, IP filtering, NAT introduction, debugging iptables, iptables matches, and iptables targets. Very many updates and fixes were also done.

      •  21 May 2003 21:05

        Release Notes: This version moves all external links to the other resources chapter, as well as all links to scripts to the example scripts chapter. It also contains some updates to the matches and target explanations, and the .tgz packages have been improved.

        •  25 Apr 2003 10:28

          Release Notes: Minor changes and updates were made.

          •  06 Apr 2003 19:43

            Release Notes: This version contains several minor updates, such as fixes for admonition images, spelling errors, garbled program listings, and some variables to cohere with the explanations in the tutorial. This version also adds a prerequisites section, more detailed explanations on how to list rulesets, and some minor explanations.


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