Re: ipchains & iptables together???

From: Rodrigo Barbosa (
Date: 01/04/02

Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2002 11:32:01 -0200
From: Rodrigo Barbosa <>

On Wed, Jan 02, 2002 at 10:11:28AM -0800, Octavio / Super wrote:
> Almost everybody answered "no" already. :)
> As a firewall, you should definitely go with iptables. As a NAT, it depends on your needs, because there are still a lot of modules for ipchains, and (AFAIK) only the FTP is ported to iptables.

That is not quite right.
IPTABLES use a module called conntrack, which by itself should solve most
of your NAT needed without special tweakies, like ipchains needed.


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