Re: IPtables and C programming??

Are you meaning the raw kernel/proc iptables data, or code that uses the
`iptables' user-space app as a wrapper? If it's a simple wrapper you
can uses a variety of the unistd.h's exec functions, ie: execve(2).

-Cody Tubbs
Sr. Security Engineer / Systems Analyst

On Mon, 2006-04-03 at 20:17 +0000, mimanium@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

I jut wonder if it is possible to write a C programme that can acces IPtables and use them for firewalling?
If so, How?


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