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Re: [suse-security] ipchains
  • From: Rainer Link <link@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2000 14:19:05 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0007131408590.2775-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 13 Jul 2000 ksemat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> I have this ipchains firewall that denies everything by default and then
> allows only those I specifically allow it also masquerades my internal
> network so that we can connect to the net. However there is this host that
> has been disturbing which I put in my banned hosts section now what I
> would like to know is what these stats mean
> wawa kernel input deny eth1 proto=17 etc
> what I would like to know is what is proto=17 proto=1 etc stand for I
> would like to know the various protocols.

Look at /etc/protocols and get a book about TCP/IP :-) Or have a look at and do a search for protocols like TCP, UDP or
(you may have also a look at or


cheers, Rainer
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