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Re: ipchains X ipfw compatibility

On Wed, Apr 26, 2000 at 02:35:42PM -0300, Ivan J. Varzinczak wrote:
> 	/sbin/ipfw add 1051 pass tcp from any to any established
> and I don't know how to translate this to ipchains, because of the
> option "established".
> 	May anyone give me any sugestions, please?

 look up  --syn  in ipchains(8).  TCP connections are initiated with a SYN
packet, so allowing any ! --syn packet allows any established connections

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