Enable Loopback confuse

Joris Dobbelsteen joris.dobbelsteen at mail.com
Sat Aug 20 10:30:03 CEST 2005


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>[mailto:netfilter-bounces at lists.netfilter.org] On Behalf Of /dev/rob0
>Sent: vrijdag, 19 augustus 2005 15:18
>To: netfilter at lists.netfilter.org
>Subject: Re: Enable Loopback confuse
>
[snip]
>
>filter table            IP address
>built-in chains         source          destination
>----------------        ------          -----------
>INPUT                   *ANY*           local
>OUTPUT                  local           *ANY*
>FORWARD                 not local       not local
>
>Each packet is checked against the rules in only one of the 
>built-in chains, *except* loopback traffic, which hits OUTPUT 
>going out, and then INPUT coming in.
>

Thus your diagram should look like this, as you say below...



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