[blfs-book] iptables 1.4.15 has been released [Freecode]

Freecode noreply at freecode.com
Tue Jul 31 13:59:56 PDT 2012

Dear iptables follower,

jengelh just announced version 1.4.15 of iptables on Freecode.

The release notes for this version are as follows:

This release adds support for changes found in Linux 3.5: the "hashlimit" match
has gained support for byte-based operation, and the "recent" match has gained
the "--mask" option to group hosts.

Project description:

iptables is built on top of netfilter, the packet alteration framework for Linux
2.4.x and 2.6.x. It is a major rewrite of its predecessor ipchains, and is used
to control packet filtering, Network Address Translation (masquerading,
portforwarding, transparent proxying), and special effects such as packet

Detailed history and release notes are available here:


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