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Linux Firewalls by Michael Rash

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Concluding Thoughts

At this point in the discussion, we have a good feel for how closely iptables can emulate many of the packet-matching options in the Snort IDS, but we have yet to see a complete ruleset built by fwsnort in action. This is precisely what we'll cover in the next chapter. Appendix B also contains a complete iptables ruleset built by fwsnort.

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