connection tracking without iptables?

Daniel Chemko dchemko at
Wed Sep 29 23:22:41 CEST 2004

Jiann-Ming Su wrote:
> This is probably a dumb question, but is it possible to track
> connections without iptables/netfilter?

Yeah, use libpcap and parse it out yourself! (snicker)

Exactly what are you looking for and why? A good chunk of netfilter is
*just* connection tracking. What do you expect to get out of just

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