Ebtables & iptables!!

Mohamed Eldesoky eldesoky.lists at gmail.com
Thu Apr 7 10:08:23 CEST 2005


You want a normal firewall, so why do you want to use ebtables ??


On Apr 7, 2005 8:49 AM, Visham Ramsurrun <vishamr2000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi to all,
> 
> I wanted to know abt the following:
> 
> 1) do we always have to set up ebtables as a bridge or bridge router
> to be able to use ebtables commands. Is it possible to have only a
> normal firewall using ebtables (just like with iptables). It's just
> that almost all examples I've come across talk abt building only
> bridges, bridgefirewalls or bridge routers. I just need a confirmation
> of this.
> 
> 2) Also, I want to make the packets move from the link layer right
> after ebtables NAT PREROUTING to iptables. I have not set up my PC as
> a bridge or bridge router.. I just want to set up a normal firewall
> that makes use of both ebtables and iptables.
> 
> How do i go about it? do i use br-nf code?Does anyone have a sample
> script using br-nf code? If yes, pls send it to me.
> 
> Thx in advance..
> 
> Best regards,
> Visham Ramsurrun
> 
> 


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