[olug] firewall

Phil Brutsche pbrutsch at creighton.edu
Wed Jun 13 16:49:37 UTC 2001

Quoting Jon <thechunk at thechunk.dhs.org>:

> does anyone use ipchains or iptables as a firewall?


> If you do I have some quick questions.  How do you log addresses of people 
> who attempt connections.


  ipchains -A input <filter specification> -l -j DENY


  iptables -A INPUT <filter specification> -j LOG
  iptables -A INPUT <filter specification> -j REJECT

> Is iptables easy to go to from ipchains?

iptables is similar enough that it's easy to go back and forth

> Is iptables superior to ipchains?

Yes.  Mostly in the statefull filtering department :)


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