[CentOS] port forwarding using iptables

Ron Loftin reloftin at twcny.rr.com
Wed Nov 25 19:09:53 UTC 2009


On Wed, 2009-11-25 at 13:57 -0500, Boris Epstein wrote:
> Hi listmates,
> 
> Happy Thanksgiving!
> 
> Does anybody know if there is a convenient utility to configure
> iptables on a CentOS 5.4 or 5.3 machine to do port forwarding? And if
> not, where and how does one put the requisite commands?

For what it's worth, I use the Shoreline firewall package
( www.shorewall.net ) for that purpose.  It takes a bit to get used to
the syntax and idiosyncrazies of it, but it does just about anything you
need/want with an iptables-based firewall.

> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Boris.

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