Chapter 26. firestarter and iptables: Setting Up a Firewall
IN THIS CHAPTER
Rules, Matches, Targets, and Chains
The firestarter utility is a user-friendly, graphical front-end for iptables; iptables builds and manipulates network packet filtering (page 1052) rules in the Linux kernel. You can use firestarter, or iptables directly, to create a firewall that protects a system from malicious users and to set up NAT (Network Address Translation, ...