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Old 12-16-2008, 01:12 AM   #1
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Iptables - Chain sequence

Dear Experts,

i have a problem with IP tables. Actually i need to know what is the sequence of chain that packet will be applied when we send packet to the outside from the firewall. (via the firewall)

can somebody explain clearly.

thanks a lot.

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You'll find a good explanation and reference here:
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Yup, chapter 6 explains it well. BTW, keep in mind that "from the firewall" and "via the firewall" are different things, and as such will have different traversals.


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