[PATCH] Warn people that ipchains and ipfwadm are going away.

William Stearns wstearns at pobox.com
Wed Sep 22 17:31:51 CEST 2004

Good day, all,

On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

> On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, Martin Josefsson wrote:
> > On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> >
> > > What replaces the firewall stuff? It can't just "go away"!
> >
> > Ever heard of iptables?
> I guess I'll have to convert 1340 lines of ipchains commands to
> iptables -yech!

	I have a script that does a first pass of converting an ipchains 
firewall script to an iptables firewall script at 


	Because of architectural differences between the two firewall 
technologies it can't produce a perfect translation, but it does handle 
most of the grunt work.
	- Bill

        "The sign on the window next to the entrance of OptInRealBig's
offices in Westminster leaves no room for misunderstanding.  Or irony.
William Stearns (wstearns at pobox.com).  Mason, Buildkernel, freedups, p0f,
rsync-backup, ssh-keyinstall, dns-check, more at:   http://www.stearns.org

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