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Advanced Firewall Configurations with ipset

Mar 22, 2012, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"iptables is the user-space tool for configuring firewall rules in the Linux kernel. It is actually a part of the larger netfilter framework. Perhaps because iptables is the most visible part of the netfilter framework, the framework is commonly referred to collectively as iptables. iptables has been the Linux firewall solution since the 2.4 kernel.

ipset is an extension to iptables that allows you to create firewall rules that match entire "sets" of addresses at once.

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