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IpTables ROPE
ROPE is a "match module" for IpTables that matches packets using highly flexible rules, written in a simple purpose-designed scripting language. It was first written to support the next phase of the P2PWall project for controlling various styles of peer-to-peer application traffic, but its possible uses are much broader than this.


User tutorial available in HTML format from; See also for a complete list of documentation


Download version 20051223 (stable)
released on 23 December 2005


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey28 July 2005

Leaders and contributors

Chris Lowth Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use perl
Weak prerequisite ipset
Required to use iptables

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 September 2015.


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