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Old 02-24-2006, 10:01 AM   #1
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What is it doing this iptables rule??

Can somebody write for me hat is it doing this iptables rule:

iptables -A FORWARD -m state --state ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT

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It is a rule in the FORWARD chain that accepts any packet that is in response to a connection sent out by this box. This is an example of stateful matching in iptables.


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