[ILUG-BOM] Firewall in RH 7.2

Mitul Limbani mitull@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Tue Sep 24 16:37:43 IST 2002

Hi Shukla,

First of all there should be relavant subject line in any posting on the

Well now about the firewall, It depends on what policies you have in
your organisation, most of the time you would need to write custom rules
sets for IPTABLES (preferred and supported >= kernel 2.4.x) or IPCHAINS
(this one is not used after kernel 2.4.2 onwards)

you can find a good tutorials on 


On Tue, 2002-09-24 at 15:45, pshukla at voltas.com wrote:
> Hi Everybody. 
> I have redhat 7.2 server which i also want to act as a firewall for my
> Network. 
> Any one has any idea about any firewall on linux? 
> Does the native firewall shipped with linux is sufficient? 
> Please suggest. 
> Shukla. 

Best Regards,
-Mitul Limbani
Support Editor
(mitull at wrox.com)

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