Working with IPTables

Willem van der Walt wvdwalt at
Fri Sep 19 13:03:10 UTC 2008

The short answer sould be man iptables.
There is a command iptables which is used to do complecated and or simple 
HTH, Willem

On Fri, 19 Sep 2008, Christian wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have been trying out a graphical user interface for IPTables called Firestarter. But it doesn't work that good with Orca, or at least adding a rule from the policy tab doesn't work that good. So, how do I add a rule manually?
> I have also been looking at a very simple command line based interface wich I think interacts with IPTalbe in Ubuntu Hardy called ufw. You just specify the service you want or port you want to open and it's very easy.
> But, if I want to play around with IPTables directly, any tips?
> Many thanks,
> Christian
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