May 10, 2006

How To Test Your Linux-Distro Firewall

Falko Timme writes "This article shows how you can test your Linux firewall with a tool called FTester (Firewall Tester). With FTester you can check your firewall's filtering policies. The tool consists of two perl scripts, a packet injector (ftest) and the listening sniffer (ftestd). Furthermore, FTester also provides Intrusion Detection System (IDS) capabilities."

Link: howtoforge.com

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