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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Warn people that ipchains and ipfwadm are going away.
Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, Rusty Russell wrote:
>
>
>>On Tue, 2004-09-21 at 22:36, Marc Ballarin wrote:
>>
>>>On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 09:09:02 +1000
>>>"Rusty Russell (IBM)" <rusty@au1.ibm.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>Name: Warn that ipchains and ipfwadm are going away
>>>>Status: Trivial
>>>>Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
>>>
> What replaces the firewall stuff? It can't just "go away"!
>
> Cheers,
> Dick Johnson

ipchains and ipfwadm are very old firewall implementations.
The current linux firewall code is called "iptables" and that has been
present for a long time time, and that is staying.

So, the linux kernel still has firewall features, even with ipchains and
ipfwadm removed.

James

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