IPTables for Sun Solaris

Toby DiPasquale codeslinger at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 14:22:33 CEST 2005

On 8/9/05, Ruiyuan Jiang <Ruiyuan_Jiang at liz.com> wrote:
> I am new to the list. I just downloaded iptables-1.3.3. From INSTALL
> file, it seems IPTables only supports Linux. I have Solaris 10 for
> SPARC. Does IPTables support Solaris and HP-UX, etc.? Thanks.

No, iptables can only be used with Linux because it relies on the
netfilter framework in the Linux kernel. Solaris' kernel lacks
netfilter, therefore it cannot make use of iptables. You might be able
to get a command-line tool with the same interface as iptables for
Solaris, however; look around.

Toby DiPasquale

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