IPTables for Sun Solaris

R. DuFresne dufresne at sysinfo.com
Thu Aug 11 23:07:22 CEST 2005


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Can we say sunscreen?  Of course IPF and IPFW seem to port well to the 
SUN/Solaris envs...


Thanks,

Ron DuFresne

On Thu, 11 Aug 2005, Toby DiPasquale wrote:

> 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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>

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