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Linux Netfilter Tutorials

Tutorials, howtos and tips about Linux netfilter/iptables firewall includes examples, configurations, blocking traffic and IP address, opening and closing ports, and much more. ( rss feed )

Linux iptables: Port Redirection Example

How do I redirect 80 port to 8123 using iptables?
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How do I invert a protocol or ip address test while writing iptables based shell scripts?
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I've root ssh access and need to add / delete a few IP address on fly using the IPtables command via local shell script. How do I add or delete an IP address remotely over the SSH session under CentOS / Redhat / RHEL / Debian / Ubuntu Linux?
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Samba: Linux Iptables Firewall Configuration

How do I configure iptables firewall under CentOS / Fedora / RHEL / Redhat Linux to allow access to the Samba server? How do I open TCP ports # 137, 138, 139 and 445 under Linux so that all Microsoft Windows machine can access files and printer on a Linux host?
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I know how to configure iptables (IPv4) host-based firewall using Netfilter. How do I configure ip6tables for basic filtering IPv6 packets?
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How do I configure Apache IPv6 networking under UNIX / Linux / BSD operating systems? How do I configure httpd IPv6 and IPv4 under RHEL / CentOS / Fedora / Debian / Ubuntu Linux?
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DenyHosts: Remove / Delete an IP address

I've followed your guide and installed denyhosts to protect on my RedHat 5.3 OpenSSH based server. However, I've been accidentally blocked out from my home ADSL IP address. I tried removing my blocked IP from /etc/hosts.deny, but it did blocked it again quickly. It appears that DenyHosts keeps track of the attempts somewhere on disk or memory. How do I remove my own home IP address from DenyHosts?
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