PATCH: new match: userindex

Ferry Huberts ferry at
Wed Dec 8 14:09:34 CET 2004

Included is the userindex match netfilter module patch (against


Ferry Huberts

Title:      Kernel module for adding a user specified index to a rule
Author:     Ferry Huberts <ferry at>
Status:     Stable
Repository: base
Requires:   linux-2.4 == 2.4
Recompile:  netfilter, iptables

Kernel module for attaching a user specified index to a rule.
It matches every packet in order to have no influence on packet matching,
the only effect is to add a user index to a rule

This option adds CONFIG_IP_NF_MATCH_USERINDEX, which supplies a userindex
match module.  This match allows attachment of a user index (integer) to a

Supported options:
--userindex int

  -A PREROUTING -s -m userindex --userindex 12345 -j DNAT

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