[linux-elitists] Integrating the firewall and the package manager?

Mike MacCana mmaccana@redhat.com
Sat Apr 30 11:23:00 PDT 2005


Don Marti wrote:

>begin  Martin Pool quotation of Wed, Apr 13, 2005 at 09:53:54PM +1000:
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>>What might be nice is to have the daemon claim responsibility for those
>>ports
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It already does -- with Netfilter you can have OUTPUT rules based on 
PID, process owner, and maybe even process name (if not, you could just 
set up multiple PID rules yourself).

PS. Netfilter can also do application  level firewalling thesedays. 
l7-filter.sf.net

Mike



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