markkukolkka at kolumbus.fi
Fri Jan 7 11:25:19 UTC 2005
Ow Mun Heng kirjoitti viestissään (lähetysaika perjantai, 7.
tammikuuta 2005 10:38):
> On Fri, 2005-01-07 at 16:24, Paul Howarth wrote:
> > I suppose that iptables is actually just a low-level
> > front-end to netfilter too.
> I may be mis-informed. I thought the two were synomyn to each
> other. They're not?
"iptables" is two things: the in-kernel firewall rules and the
command to manipulate those rules. "netfilter" is the interface
between the iptables rules and the network protocol stack. See
the front page of http://www.iptables.org/
markku.kolkka at iki.fi
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