Shoreline Firewall

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Shoreline Firewall
Iptables based firewall

The Shoreline Firewall, more commonly known as "Shorewall", is a Netfilter (iptables) based firewall that can be used on a dedicated firewall system, a multi-function gateway/router/server or on a standalone GNU/Linux system.



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Janet Casey

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23 July 2002

Leaders and contributors

Tom Eastep Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Required to useiptables 1.2 or later (author suggests *avoiding* 1.2.3)
Required to usea kernal that supports netfilter
Weak prerequisitebash
Weak prerequisiteiproute
Weak prerequisitegawk/awk


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