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How to enable logging in iptables

IPtables is a very powerful firewall used in Linux. It is easy to configure and does a great job in keeping the system or a network safe. As system administrators we configure several services and…

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Configuring CentOS 7 linux host to function as a router

Linux has the provision to work as a router connecting two networks. In this example we have two NICs in the host. ]# ifconfig …… ens32: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 …… inet 20.10.0.16 netmask 255.255.240.0 broadcast…


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Linux iptables as a Router

Netfilter : The actual filtering in a Linux box is done using Netfilter. Iptables : is the tool used to create this filters. Iptables maintain state-full firewall. Ipchains does not maintain state-full firewall The module…



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Iptables: Creating just the required rules from scratch

It is a challenging task to create the perfect iptables rules allowing only the required traffic. *** VERY IMPORTANT* **  Before making any changes in the iptables ensure that you have console access to the host…