[rescue] RFA: firewall

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Mon Jan 10 10:01:29 CST 2005

On Mon, 10 Jan 2005, Patrick Finnegan wrote:

> You should try using iptables-save and iptables-restore; it's much
> easier (and probably more readable).

Uh, no.

It's still the same prerouting/postrouting dnat/snat target/jump crap.
iptables is a fundamentally different way of expressing routing rules
from pf/ipf, and it's not a particularly sensible one.  At least it's
better than the crapola that the PIX uses.

Jonathan Patschke ) "I've built my whole system with [-fomit-frame-pointer]
Elgin, TX        (  cause it was recommended...as I don't care if a program
USA               ) crashes, not interested in finding out why."
                  (                    --Tim, Another Satisfied Gentoo User

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