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Re: Windows Front-end

On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 03:48:58PM +0200, abel wrote:
> I'm developing a GUI front-end in Windows to manage a linux box, but I'm not sure how to connect this GUI with the linux box.
> I mean, for instance, I want manage:
>    -- Stop iptables,
>    -- Start iptables,
>    -- Flush a iptables configuration,
>    -- etc, ....
> Is there any protocol which control this ?

Yup.  SNMPv3.  I'm not aware of any agent MIB which specifically controls
IPTables configurations, but I'm sure there's at least one (if not multiple)
MIBs for firewalling and such.  Don't use anything prior to v3 for
configuration - it's as insecure as hell.

- Matt

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