From: Paul Jakma (paulj at domain itg.ie)
Date: Tue 25 Jul 2000 - 15:25:06 IST
On Tue, 25 Jul 2000, Philip Reynolds wrote:
> Hmm, which specific features are you talking about? There are certainly
> reasons to use ipchains over ipfilter, simple packet filtering for example,
> there's no need for ipfilter, but I'm struggling to think of any options
> ipchains has that ipfilter doesn't.
well i'm not too well up on ipfilter, so i wasn't going to claim that
ipchains could do everything it did for fear of reprisals. :)
ipfilter does do tcp connection tracking though, which ipchains doesn't.
(however blocking incoming syn's with ipchains gives you more or less the
same amount of protection).
> Ipfilter doesn't work with a glibc system.
so am i correct in thinking that ipfilter isn't maintained
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