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Old 03-31-2003, 12:17 PM   #1
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Question ipaddress syntax - iptables

Major newbie question for you. When using a slash in the IPAddress, what is the number after the slash?

Does this mean the range to or something different?

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The number specifies the subnet mask that is used. /24 is the same as / It tells the firewall how many bits to mask in the address.
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according to the iptables man page a spec of would be read as

to spec a range it looks like you would enter
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Thanks, just what I was looking for


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