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|Name=iptables
 
|Name=iptables
|Short description=Packet filtering framework in the Linux kernel
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|Short description=program to configure the Linux IP packet filtering rules
|Full description='iptables' is built on top of netfilter: the new packet alteration framework for v2.4 of the Linux kernel. It is an enhancement on ipchains, and is used to control packet filtering, Network Address Translation (masquerading, portforwarding, transparent proxying), and special effects.
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|Full description='''iptables''' is the userspace command line program used to configure the [[Linux-libre|Linux]] 2.4.x and later IPv4 packet filtering ruleset (firewall). It is targeted at system administrators. Since Network Address Translation is also configured from the packet filter ruleset, iptables is used for this, too. The iptables package also includes ip6tables. ip6tables is used for configuring the IPv6 packet filter.
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It is an enhancement on ipchains, and is used to control packet filtering, Network Address Translation (masquerading, portforwarding, transparent proxying), and special effects.
 
|Homepage URL=http://www.iptables.org/
 
|Homepage URL=http://www.iptables.org/
 
|User level=advanced
 
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|Related projects=cutter,ipchains,AGT,Knetfilter,rope
 
|Related projects=cutter,ipchains,AGT,Knetfilter,rope
 
|Keywords=kernel,packet,netfilter,ipchains,Linux,NAT,Network Address Translation,masquerading,portforwarding,transparent proxying
 
|Keywords=kernel,packet,netfilter,ipchains,Linux,NAT,Network Address Translation,masquerading,portforwarding,transparent proxying
|Version identifier=1.6.0
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|Version identifier=1.6.1
|Version date=2015/12/18
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|Version date=2017/01/27
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
|Version download=http://ftp.netfilter.org/pub/iptables/iptables-1.6.0.tar.bz2
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|Version download=http://ftp.netfilter.org/pub/iptables/iptables-1.6.1.tar.bz2
 
|Last review by=Genium
 
|Last review by=Genium
|Last review date=2015/12/20
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|Last review date=2017/02/15
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource URL=http://git.netfilter.org/iptables/
 
|Resource URL=http://git.netfilter.org/iptables/
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|Resource audience=Debian
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://packages.debian.org/jessie/iptables
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|Resource audience=Gentoo
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/net-firewall/iptables
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|Resource audience=NetBSD
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=http://pkgsrc.se/wip/iptables
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|Resource audience=Guix
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/i.html
 
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{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Interface=command-line
 
|Interface=command-line
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|Programming-language=C
 
|Security=firewall
 
|Security=firewall
|Use=security
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|Use=security, system-administration
 
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Revision as of 14:03, 15 February 2017

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iptables

http://www.iptables.org/
program to configure the Linux IP packet filtering rules

iptables is the userspace command line program used to configure the Linux 2.4.x and later IPv4 packet filtering ruleset (firewall). It is targeted at system administrators. Since Network Address Translation is also configured from the packet filter ruleset, iptables is used for this, too. The iptables package also includes ip6tables. ip6tables is used for configuring the IPv6 packet filter.

It is an enhancement on ipchains, and is used to control packet filtering, Network Address Translation (masquerading, portforwarding, transparent proxying), and special effects.

Documentation

User and developer FAQs available in various languages from http://www.iptables.org/documentation/index.html#documentation-faq; User tutorials available from http://www.iptables.org/documentation/index.html#documentation-howto; User HOWTOs available from http://www.iptables.org/documentation/index.html#documentation-howto;

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Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

1 September 2004




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Harald Welte Maintainer
James Morris Contributor
Mark Boucher Contributor
Rusty Russell Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingBug Trackinghttp://bugzilla.netfilter.org/
NetBSDHomepagehttp://pkgsrc.se/wip/iptables
HelpE-mailmailto:netfilter-announce@lists.netfilter.org
GuixHomepagehttps://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/i.html
DeveloperE-mailmailto:netfilter-devel@lists.netfilter.org
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/iptables
SupportE-mailmailto:netfilter@lists.netfilter.org
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/iptables
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://git.netfilter.org/iptables/
GentooHomepagehttps://packages.gentoo.org/packages/net-firewall/iptables


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to useLinux kernel 2.4.4 or later (author recommends 2.4.18 or later)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 April 2018.



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