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Old 05-25-2005, 10:58 PM   #1
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Iptables Capabilities

Hi there.

I just want to know what can be made with IpTables.
I want to know the more obfuscated/complicated/usefull thing that U have done/heard.

Thanx a lot.

Old 05-26-2005, 01:21 AM   #2
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I have just finished writing a wireless authentication gateway written entirely in PHP that interfaces with iptables. This allows redirects of unauthenticated clients to the login page and then authenticates them based on various aspects of their connection.

I've also contemplated a round-robin server load balancing setup (but since we can only afford one web server at the moment I dropped it )
Old 05-26-2005, 06:07 AM   #3
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you can have a look at
they explain the advanced uses of iptables


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