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User-space portion of the Linux kernel packet filter code

'ipchains' is the user-space portion of the new Linux packet filter code, which was introduced into the mainstream kernel in version 2.1.102. The package includes an extensive HOWTO, man pages and the ipchains source.


English user guide available in HTML, PostScript, SGML, plain text formats from http://people.netfilter.org/~rusty/ipchains/; Spanish user guide available in HTML format from http://people.netfilter.org/~rusty/ipchains/spanish/HOWTO.html

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Janet Casey

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Leaders and contributors

Paul 'Rusty' Russell Maintainer
Jos Vos Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:ipchains-list@east.balius.com
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ipchains

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 February 2018.


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