Follow Techotopia on Twitter

On-line Guides
All Guides
eBook Store
iOS / Android
Linux for Beginners
Office Productivity
Linux Installation
Linux Security
Linux Utilities
Linux Virtualization
Linux Kernel
System/Network Admin
Scripting Languages
Development Tools
Web Development
GUI Toolkits/Desktop
Mail Systems
Eclipse Documentation

How To Guides
General System Admin
Linux Security
Linux Filesystems
Web Servers
Graphics & Desktop
PC Hardware
Problem Solutions
Privacy Policy




NOTE: CentOS Enterprise Linux is built from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux source code. Other than logo and name changes CentOS Enterprise Linux is compatible with the equivalent Red Hat version. This document applies equally to both Red Hat and CentOS Enterprise Linux.

18.7. Additional Resources

Refer to the following sources for additional information on packet filtering with iptables.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Security Guide; Red Hat, Inc. — Contains a chapter about the role of firewalls within an overall security strategy as well as strategies for constructing firewall rules.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Administration Guide; Red Hat, Inc. — Contains a chapter about configuring firewalls using Security Level Configuration Tool.

18.7.1. Installed Documentation

  • man iptables — Contains a description of iptables as well as a comprehensive list of targets, options, and match extensions.

18.7.2. Useful Websites

  Published under the terms of the GNU General Public License Design by Interspire