iptables

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Tool and Usage

Project details
LicenseGPLv2 or later
Programming languageC
Latest releaseNo release found

Project health

67
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Usage and audience

iptables is commonly used for network traffic filtering. Target users for this tool are general public.

Features

  • Command line interface

Tool review and remarks

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available
  • + Well-known tool

Installation

Supported operating systems

Iptables is known to work on Linux.

iptables alternatives

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nftables

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Douane

Douane is an application firewall that interacts with the user to allow or deny new network connections.

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Anti-DDOS

Anti-DDOS is an open source software project developed to protect against DDoS attacks. The project consists of a shell script to set up iptables for traffic filtering. Additionally, it will configure kernel parameters to better withstand lots of network traffic.

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Categories

This tool is categorized as a Linux firewall and network traffic filtering tool.