iptables

IPtables in Linux – Easy way

Reading Time: 3 minutes What is IPtable in Linux? Iptables is a built-in Linux firewall that includes some conditions, known as Rules, according to which the traffic is allowed on a machine. The incoming and outgoing traffic and filter a specified rule is handled by Iptables. Iptables contain multiple Chains. A Chain is a set of rules in the table. We transfer data in the form of packets. We need IPtables in Continue Reading

A Quick Guide through UFW – Uncomplicated Firewall

Reading Time: 4 minutes UFW, short for Uncomplicated Firewall, is basically a simplified firewall mechanism that is implemented upon iptables itself. As a result, making it much easier to configure ufw than to configure iptables. Therefore, it can be said that ufw is technically a program for managing a netfilter firewall which aims to provide an easy to use interface for the user. Need for UFW – uncomplicated firewall Continue Reading