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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

Audience Resource type URI
Help Newsgroup comp.os.linux.announce
Support Newsgroup
Support Homepage
Help Homepage

Software prerequisites

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

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


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