Is there an infographic somewhere that describes the logical flow of iptables? Specifically, I'm looking for something that diagrams which point in the process ip_conntrack applies.


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This netfilter diagram (svg) seems to fit.

  • ROCKIN!! That was exactly the link I was looking for!!
    – mauilion
    Jun 15, 2011 at 22:29
  • Hey, thats kinda nifty. Another reference doc to print out and hang on the cube wall :-)
    – phemmer
    Jun 16, 2011 at 1:12
  • By the way how did you find it what were the search terms? My google-fu apparently was not enough to get it done.
    – mauilion
    Jun 16, 2011 at 4:17
  • They were [netfilter diagram|schema]. I mentioned it in a comment on your post.
    – Tobu
    Jun 16, 2011 at 7:11

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