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Re: Is connlimit available in etch? Will it be available in future?

On 2008-10-17 Nick Y Kuzminyh wrote:
> Can you please explain me:
> * is "connlimit" module available in etch?
> * is it available by backports?
> If no, is it available in upcoming next release (unstable)?

connlimit is part of the Linux kernel, i.e. whether you have it or not
depends on your kernel version and which options are compiled into it,
not on the distribution.

  zgrep CONNLIMIT /proc/config.gz

> PS. I have up-to-date etch with default settings. iptables is aware
> about connlimit module, "libipt_connlimit.so" is present in my system.

Then the module is available, quite obviously.

> When I load my rulset, I see the following:
> "iptables: No chain/target/match by that name"

Did you actually load the module?

  modprobe libipt-connlimit

Ansgar Wiechers
"The Mac OS X kernel should never panic because, when it does, it
seriously inconveniences the user."

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