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Old 03-17-2005, 11:58 AM   #1
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Firewalls and Iptables - trying to see a tree in the forest!

Hi there!

What I would like to find out is what this line means (part of "iptables -L" output):
DROP       tcp  --  anywhere             anywhere            tcp flags:!SYN,RST,ACK/SYN state NEW
and second of all: how would I be able to reproduce this line (using iptables that is)
Old 03-17-2005, 12:11 PM   #2
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The easy way to find this out is to use iptables-dump. It will show it to you in iptables-restore syntax (nearly the same as the command line).


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