ipmkchains reads in a set of firewall rule files, computes the differences between those rules and the rules that are currently in use, and executes the necessary commands to make the rules in use match the rules from the file, using diff and ipchains.
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux|
Release Notes: Support for source and destination port ranges.
Release Notes: The three standard chains (input, forward, and output) are scanned last to avoid creating references to nonexistant chains.
Release Notes: Bugfix in interpreting diff line numbers when multiple sections are output.
Release Notes: Added a real init script for proper startup/shutdown handling.
Release Notes: Several bugfixes, and support for redirect targets, !SYN, and !FRAG flags.