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Re: iptables




The idea is have ESTABLISHED,RELATED rules both ways, now for incoming packets you then you drop any pakets that are new but not syn, in other words tcp stuff that has arrived out of sequence. The ESTABLISHED/RELATED ensures the rest of a valid conenection is allowed through.

John

On Wed, 13 Dec 2006, tamer amr wrote:

hi

 i want to know what is the  --syn  option doing in the iptables rule ?


because i want to know what is the SYN,ACK   packets ?

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