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Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, A by Mark G. Sobell

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Chapter 25. iptables: Setting Up a Firewall

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The iptables utility builds and manipulates network packet filtering rules in the Linux kernel. You can use iptables to create a firewall that protects a system from malicious users and to set up NAT (Network Address Translation, page 1070), which can allow multiple systems to share a single Internet connection. The iptables utility is flexible ...

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