Strange thing with iptables

Szabolcs Gyurko szabolcs.gyurko at
Thu Sep 9 13:49:38 CEST 2004

Hi all,

I found a strange issue with the iptables. One of my friend showed me a  
which looked like:

iptables -A FORWARD -s $machine/ -j ACCEPT

What I was surprised on is the netmask. Is this a feature or a bug? I mean
this is quite strange netmask for me.

Thanks for any answers,

Szabolcs Gyurko

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