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Re: MAC address and Firewall rules


On Thu, Apr 13, 2000 at 09:55:05PM +0200, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> > Is it possible to set a firewall rule or rules to block certain MAC
> > addresses from being routed? If so, how can that be done?
> > 
> it will be possible with kernel 2.4 (as far as i understand).
> i have not found any options for that in the 2.2 kernel (ipchains).

Maybe you could play around with arp to "disable" the MAC
addresses you don't want to route?  I don't know how reliable or
secure it would be if you can, though.

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