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Re: ipmasq with ICQ, IRC

On Thu, Dec 19, 2002 at 04:58:53PM +1100, Rob Weir wrote:
> Yes, there is.  iptables has modules for ftp (to support non-passive
> mode) and irc (to support dcc, etc).  They're called
> ipt_{conntrack,nat}_{irc,ftp}, IIRC.

Does this work automagically once inserted, or is there some trick to
iptables to prod it into service?  I suspect the latter is true, as
I've tried it with just inserting the modules and it didn't work as expected.

>  There're no ICQ modules, because
> a) stateful firewalling mostly obviates the need for this, and b) the
> NetFilter folks have a policy that they won't write or support modules
> for protocols that don't have at least one working Free client and
> server.

Someone should go tell the netfilter folks about the jabber icq server
and the licq client sometime.

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