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SubjectRe: Original destination of transparent proxied connections?

--- Rusty Russell <> wrote:
> Summary: you had to use a *search engine* to find an
> obscure piece of
> coding information.

Actually, I had to use a search engine to find a
tangentially related howto that halfway through
mentioned something in passing which gave me a clue of
something else to search for that, it turns out,
didn't work anyway. (getsockname() in 2.2 returns the
original destination ip, but not the original
destination port. I had to move to
2.4/netfilter/getsockopt to get that piece of

And the reason I didn't ask on the netfilter list is I
was originally trying to use 2.2 ipchains, not 2.4
iptables. Didn't think the old stuff was on-topic

> Shocked!
> Rusty.

It still requires pretty good forensic investigation
skills to make it work...

> Premature optmztion is rt of all evl. --DK

Wouldn't that be "Premtur"? :)


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