February 15, 2001

Linux Kernel 2.4 Firewalling Matures: netfilter

Author: JT Smith

Anonymous Reader writes "In yet another set of advancements to the kernel IP packet filtering code, netfilter allows users to set up, maintain, and inspect the packet filtering rules in the new 2.4 kernel. This document explains those changes and tips on how to get started.

http://www.linuxsecurity.com/feature_stories/kernel-netfilter.html"

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