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Old 09-10-2008, 05:42 AM   #1
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iptables + mac address filtering

hello, i have a problem. i will make a iptables firewall, but i want to do it with mac address filtering. i dont want to make it with arp, but all with IP tables.

it is posible?
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From iptables(8):
       --mac-source [!] address
              Match   source   MAC   address.    It   must   be  of  the  form
              XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX.  Note that this only makes sense for  packets
              coming from an Ethernet device and entering the PREROUTING, FOR‐
              WARD or INPUT chains.


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