[CentOS] iptables -d fqdn instead of IP

Vinicius Coque vcoque at gmail.com
Thu Oct 29 11:29:58 UTC 2009

Yes it works, but using fqdn as destination, iptables can take too
long time to resolve the address.
Using nslookup is a better solution, I think.

Vinícius Coque

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 6:44 PM, Marcus Moeller <mail at marcus-moeller.de> wrote:
> Hi all,
> does it work to define iptables rules with a fqdn as destination
> instead of an IP address? Or is it useful to resolve the name first
> using e.g. nslookup, writing the result to a variable which is then
> used within the -d statement?
> Best Regards
> Marcus
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