Linux Iptables allow SOCKS incoming client request

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Socks is proxy server/service (dante-server) which by default listen on TCP 1080 port. Following iptables rules allows SOCKS incoming client request (open TCP port 1080) for server IP address 202.54.1.20:
iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -s 0/0 –sport 1024:65535 -d 202.54.1.20 –dport 1080 -m state –state NEW,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT

iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp -s 202.54.1.20 –sport 1080 -d 0/0 –dport 1024:65535 -m state –state ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT

Posted by: Vivek Gite

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