[Gllug] ip-tables and ipchains

Matthew Kirkwood matthew at hairy.beasts.org
Sun Jul 7 14:22:05 UTC 2002

On Sun, 7 Jul 2002, Sean Burlington wrote:

> > And what does firewall-config actually configure in this case

> I don't know but it *looks* like it works on ipchains
> I find gui tools like this hard to work with for this kind of tak
> If you edit the rules by hand it's much easier to comment out lines
> while you experiment (and make notes amongst the rules so that when
> you look at it in 3 months time you are remnded why you set it up that
> way)


I wrote a package a while ago which can compile a fairly
high-level description file into iptables, ipchains,
ipfilter or Cisco access-lists (the latter two probably
don't work, though):




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