Ruleset creation process.

Henrik Nordstrom hno at marasystems.com
Sun Oct 3 18:07:05 CEST 2004


On Sat, 2 Oct 2004, Padam J Singh wrote:

> Is there are document that specifies the ruleset creation process?

What part of the ruleset creation process?

> I recently had an issue with destroy being called for old rules when adding a 
> new rule for the same target.

Destroy of what, where?

If you refer to the match/target destroy functions being called then this 
is by design of iptables. Each modification to an iptable results in a 
new table being installed in the kernel and the old deleted.

Regards
Henrik



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